Postgraduate | MAQ-AHIX8230 | 2024
City of Constantine
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City of Constantine
About this subject
On successful completion, a student will be able to:
- Cultivate a deeper appreciation of a range of cultural, social, religious, and political issues when dealing with sources from the past
- Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of primary and secondary texts and images through analysis, expression, and argument
- Participate actively in online discussions
- Byzantium before Constantine
- Age of Constantine
- Age of Justinian
- Age of Iconoclasm
- Age of Crusades
- Byzantine Humanism
- The Byzantine Church
- The Emperor
- Art and Architecture
- Entertainment and Everyday Life
- The Fall of Constantinople
This subject examines the history of Constantinople from its foundation by Constantine the Great in the fourth century to its capture by the Ottoman Turks in the fifteenth century. Students will learn to analyse critically the cultural, ecclesiastical, intellectual, military, art and architectural history of the city, using literary, documentary and archaeological evidence.
- Weekly online discussion (15%)
- Annotated Bibliography (30%)
- Major essay (55%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- MAQ-HIS-MAS-2024 - Master of Ancient History
Admission to MAncHist (OUA) or GradCertAncHist (OUA)
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses