<ul><li>1. Find at least five things that characterise Great Britain / England / Scotland / Wales / Ireland. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Answer the following questions to see how much do you remember from class 1. </li></ul><ul><li>political vs geogra...
<ul><li>- Prehistoric    6th century BC – 43 AD </li></ul><ul><li>- Romans   43 BC – 410 AD </li></ul><ul><li>- The German...
<ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Time before written records </li></ul><ul><li>Roman period </li></ul><ul><li>Germanic t...
<ul><li>* hill figures (horses in the hill)–  </li></ul><ul><li>* hill forts </li></ul><ul><li>* stone circles (STONEHENGE...
<ul><li>In south-western England </li></ul><ul><li>Silbury Hill, the largest burial mound in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Ston...
SILBURY HILL
STONEHENGE, 3 x
© All Rights Reserved, Krebs Sebastien
 
<ul><li>55 BC Romans arrived – Julius Caesar, called the land Albion (white chalk cliffs in Dover, Latin “albus” - white) ...
 
 
<ul><li>122 AD  Emperor Hadrian ordered a  stone wall to be built (do  you know where?) </li></ul><ul><li>400 AD  Romans l...
HADRIAN’S WALL
<ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/hadrian_gallery.shtml </li></ul>
<ul><li>roads and towns (Londinium, York, Chester etc built on Roman foundations) </li></ul><ul><li>villas </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>* Germanic tribes attacked – 5th century - Anglo-Saxons (originally pagan) in the south-east, in the west the army...
<ul><li>“ Regarded as the perfect example of medieval nobility and chivalry” </li></ul><ul><li>Great English hero </li></u...
 
<ul><li>* 8th century Vikings’ raids OR </li></ul><ul><li>* Norsemen (Norway) settled in Scotland, Ireland OR </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Norman invasion – William  the Conqueror </li></ul><ul><li>Your homework and our discussion next class. </li></ul>
<ul><li>What happened in these years? </li></ul><ul><li>- 55 BC </li></ul><ul><li>- AD 43 </li></ul><ul><li>- 61 </li></ul...
<ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/timelines/british/index.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Find out about the dates ...
<ul><li>What happened in 1066? </li></ul><ul><li>Find as much information as you can about it (Alfred, Edgar, Harold, Will...
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British Studies Class 2

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

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