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090091 VO Mobility and Migration in Byzantium: Reality and Representation (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften

Montag 25.01.2021
Examination Information

Date for submission: 8. 2. 2021, before midnight.
Submission: by e-mail to c.rapp@univie.ac.at

Students must register for the exam date of their choice. For questions about this process, please contact Mr. Dimitry Bose: Dimitry.bose@univie.ac.at

The exam will take the form of a written essay. The two source texts for each exam date will be posted on Moodle two weeks before the exam date.

Written essay
1500-3000 words length (ca. 5-10 pages, font: Times New Roman, 12 point, spacing: 1.5).
List of works cited (Bibliography) at the end. This is not included in the word limit.
Use footnotes to refer to sources or for additional comments.
Citation system: use the guidelines of Medieval Worlds, the online journal of the Institute for Medieval Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences: http://www.medievalworlds.net/medieval_worlds?frames=yes (starting with section 2, p. 3)
Use the scholarly literature recommended on the syllabus and further research of your own
Be advised that your exam may be checked for plagiarism, which is a serious academic offense.

Structure of the essay
Your essay should be divided into three parts.
Introduction: general remarks about the history of mobility and migration in Byzantium and its scholarly study
Part I: Analysis and discussion of one of the source texts that were discussed in the lectures
Part II: Analysis and discussion of a previously unseen source text

NB: The two source texts for each exam will be announced on Moodle two weeks prior to each exam date.

You can begin your preparations ahead of time by re-acquainting yourself with all the source texts from the lectures, and by thinking about your introduction.


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").




Identification and commentary on passages from source texts, historical contextualization

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Written examination (100%)

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Familiarity with the course content

Letzte Änderung: Mo 11.01.2021 16:08