The Ancient Germans
From Teutobod to Charlemagne (300 BCE-800 CE). This class focuses on the history and culture of the ancient German tribes of Central Europe, as well as the various migrations which brought them into contact with the Roman world and beyond. Students examine the legacy of how these ancient Germanic tribes shaped the history and culture of Western Europe.
Patrick 'Pat' Lowinger is a historian and freelance writer. Patrick possesses an M.A. in ancient history from American Military University, a PGDip in archaeology from the University of Leicester and a B.S. in microbiology from California State University, Long Beach. In addition to teaching, Pat is currently conducting research in pursuit of his a Ph.D. in ancient Mediterranean studies.
Pat’s interest and area of focus are on the people and societies of the ancient Mediterranean – from the Late Bronze Age through Early Medieval periods. As an active member of the Association of Ancient Historians, Archaeological Institute of American, Society for Romanian Studies and Bulgarian Archaeological Association, Pat remains academically engaged, spending his summers in Romania doing archaeological field work at the Roman fort and civilian settlement of Halmyris.
At a Glance
Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2019
Kingston (Village Green)
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