Talk: Scrolls And Serpents: The Wonders Of Dark Age Art
  • Theatre 2, Plymouth University

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Dr Ramirez, medievalist and TV historian, will introduce us to the wealth of illuminated manuscripts, jewellery and treasures of the Dark Ages. The symbols and designs help us to understand the beliefs and ideas that shaped Anglo-Saxon and Viking art.

Dr Ramirez is Director of the Certificate and Diploma in the History of Art, at the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford.

Date: Tuesday 21 November
Time: 19:00-20:30
Location: Theatre 2, Plymouth University

£6/£4.20/Friends free
Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPIA.

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