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British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
British Studies   Class 2
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British Studies Class 2

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Second class in introductory British Studies course.

Second class in introductory British Studies course.

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  • 1.  
  • 2.  
  • 3.
    • 1. Find at least five things that characterise Great Britain / England / Scotland / Wales / Ireland.
    • 2. Why do the British often talk about the weather? What about Estonians?
    • 3. Translate: tibab vihma, kallab kui oavarrest, lõõskav päike, orkaan / tuuleiil / tuulispask, hoovihm, paduvihm.
  • 4.
    • Answer the following questions to see how much do you remember from class 1.
    • political vs geographical name of the country
    • capitals, symbols, flags (what do you call the national flag of the UK?), patron saints (when do you celebrate St. Patrick’s day?)
  • 5.
    • - Prehistoric 6th century BC – 43 AD
    • - Romans 43 BC – 410 AD
    • - The Germanic Invasions 410 AD – 1066
    • - The Medieval period 1066 – 1485
    • - The Tudors 1485 – 1603
    • - The Stuarts 1603 – 1714
    • - The House of Hanover 1714 - 1901
  • 6.
    • Overview
    • Time before written records
    • Roman period
    • Germanic tribes
    • Revision
    • Homework
  • 7.
    • * hill figures (horses in the hill)–
    • * hill forts
    • * stone circles (STONEHENGE) –
    • UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • * 6th – 3rd century BC invaded by Celtic tribes
  • 8.
    • In south-western England
    • Silbury Hill, the largest burial mound in Europe
    • Stonehenge – on Salisbury Plain, built some time betwwn 5,000 and 4,300 years ago (Why was it built?)
  • 9. SILBURY HILL
  • 10. STONEHENGE, 3 x
  • 11. © All Rights Reserved, Krebs Sebastien
  • 12.  
  • 13.
    • 55 BC Romans arrived – Julius Caesar, called the land Albion (white chalk cliffs in Dover, Latin “albus” - white)
    • 43 AD invasion (Britannia was their colony)
  • 14.  
  • 15.  
  • 16.
    • 122 AD Emperor Hadrian ordered a stone wall to be built (do you know where?)
    • 400 AD Romans left to defend their empire against Germanic tribes
  • 17. HADRIAN’S WALL
  • 18.
    • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/hadrian_gallery.shtml
  • 19.
    • roads and towns (Londinium, York, Chester etc built on Roman foundations)
    • villas
    • public baths
    • fortifications
    • place names like Chester, Lancaster, Gloucester (Latin castra – a military camp ) – find the places on a map
  • 20.
    • * Germanic tribes attacked – 5th century - Anglo-Saxons (originally pagan) in the south-east, in the west the army of (Celtic) Britons under the command of the legendary King Arthur
    • * AD 597 St Augustine from Rome arrives (Christianity spread 6th-7th century), headquarters at Canterbury
    • *
  • 21.
    • “ Regarded as the perfect example of medieval nobility and chivalry”
    • Great English hero
    • More on him at http://www.kingarthursknights.com/ -- go and visit to find out who were his knights
  • 22.  
  • 23.
    • * 8th century Vikings’ raids OR
    • * Norsemen (Norway) settled in Scotland, Ireland OR
    • * Danes England (traders of silk and fur)
    • 1016 – 1042 Britain under Danish rule, Yourk the capital
  • 24.
    • Norman invasion – William the Conqueror
    • Your homework and our discussion next class.
  • 25.
    • What happened in these years?
    • - 55 BC
    • - AD 43
    • - 61
    • - 410
    • Who were these people (their connection with the UK)?
    • Julius Caesar, Queen Boudicca, King Arthur, Edgar
  • 26.
    • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/timelines/british/index.shtml
    • Find out about the dates yuo have to know and the dates you are interested in. See more pictures and background information.
  • 27.
    • What happened in 1066?
    • Find as much information as you can about it (Alfred, Edgar, Harold, William, Normans, Hastings)

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