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Archaeological Society of Alberta: Archaeologies of the Ragnarök? A Sixth-Century Climate Disaster and its Viking-Age Legacies

There is now agreement among geoscientists that in the year 536 CE, and for varying lengths of time after several parts of the northern hemisphere experienced a prolonged solar darkness. Join Dr. Price as he draws on both archaeology and text as he explores this unprecedented climate disaster as it affected the peoples of late Iron Age Scandinavia.

  • In Person

In Partnership with the Archaeological Society of Alberta