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Anthropological Genetic History: The Visigoths Connection to New Mexican Families (Part I)

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The Visigoths first emerge as a distinct people in the Balkans during the fourth century. They flourished and spread during the late Roman Empire in Late Antiquity, or the Migration Period. The Visigoths emerged from earlier Gothic groups (possibly the Thervingi) who had invaded the Roman Empire beginning in 376 and had defeated the Romans at the Battle of Adrianople in 378. The Visigoths invaded Italy under Alaric I and sacked Rome in 410.  After the Visigoths sacked Rome, they began settling down, first in southern Gaul and eventually in Spain and Portugal, where they founded the Kingdom of the Visigoths. The connection between certain New Mexican families and the Visigoths will be explored. We will watch a short film that traces the history of this group. We will also discuss which families show the markers that are most identified with this ancient civilization.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
Angelo Cervantes 

 

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Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, under Personal Enrichment

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/15/2017 - 12/15/2017 Weekly - Fri 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 220 Angelo Cervantes