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Die Welt der Hanse

Fachhochschule Lübeck via iversity

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Together with experts from different fields, the development and expansion of city and national business association is represented as lively as methods explained that serve researchers to develop the past.
explains how excavations made, backed artefacts, dated and filed in the historical context.
Which methods foundation walls and fortifications, burial techniques and cult behavior can be interpreted correctly? As can be seen, where an excavation is reasonable? What techniques archaeologists use for finding, mountains and preservation of the finds? These and other questions are answered in this course.

What will I learn in this course?

  • You are able to reproduce the historical development of the Hanseatic League.
  • Using basic archaeological methods, you can classify and interpret historical finds.
  • You are able to discuss the science of antiquity and their research in interdisciplinary sciences and methods and differentiated and critically assess historical and archaeological information.

What prior knowledge do I need?

For this course no prior knowledge is required.

Taught by

M.A. Felix Christian Thiesen and MA Julia Seidl


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  • 1. The title is misleading: a) Half the course dealt with archaeology, mostly in relation to the pre-Hanseatic settlement of Haithabu, rather than with the "World of the Hansa". The subject is very interesting, but merited its own course rather than…

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