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Institute of Continuing Education

This course is part of the Medieval Studies Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

It has generally been thought, in the conventional historical view, that there was little or no direct contact between the islands of Britain and Ireland and the Near East from the demise of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century until the Crusades from the end of the 11th. In this course we shall review new evidence arising from the course director's research which reveals a more complex picture of continuing cultural relations.


Course dates

13 Aug 2018 to 17 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

23 Jul 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code