Archaeology 2: Medieval Art and Architecture


This module aims to equip students with a knowledge of the archaeology of the medieval period in Ireland with a particular focus on the art and ecclesiastical architecture of the period. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the range of archaeological evidence for art and ecclesiastical architecture in medieval Ireland.

  2. Discuss the range of styles and influences that are apparent in medieval art and architecture in Ireland and relate these to trends in Britain and Europe.

  3. Explain the major chronological sequence of medieval Irish art and architecture and place these developments in their historical context.

  4. Analyse specific examples of medieval artefacts / buildings from an archaeological perspective.

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