City of Constantine
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- 24 Feb 2020
This research-intensive university in north-western Sydney offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. With over 30,000 current students, Macquarie has a strong reputation for welcoming international students and embracing flexible and convenient study options, including its partnership with Open Universities Australia.
On successful completion, a student will be able to:
- acquire and analyse historical information relating to Constantinople and its place in the Byzantine world
- appraise a range of cultural, social, religious, and political issues when dealing with sources from the past
- evaluate primary and secondary texts and images through analysis, synthesis and argument
- compose independent research and undertake research activity.
- 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
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
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%)
- Review and Analysis of two Byzantine historians/Byzantine historiography (25%)
- Annotated Bibliography (20%)
- Major essay (40%)
Textbook information is pending.