080078 PS Case Study: Relics and Reliquiare in Byzantium: From their Origins to 1204 (2015W)
- Registration is open from We 16.09.2015 10:00 to We 23.09.2015 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 15.10.2015 10:00
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Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
2. active participation in classroom discussions and the timely completion of short assignments (30%);
3. a 10 minute presentation including a handout (30%);
4. a research paper (approx. 15,000-20,000 characters) with citations and bibliography, due by 31 January 2016 (40%).
*Presentations and papers may be in German or English.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
For the first class meeting on 6 October 2015 please prepare the three entries "relics", "reliquary" and "pilgrimage" from The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (ed. Alexander Kazhdan, Oxford 1991). A master copy can be found on the course reserve shelf in the Art History Library.For your information:
1. On the relics and pilgrimages of the Russian Orthodox congregation in Vienna:
http://austria-forum.org/af/Wissenssammlungen/Sakralbauten/Andere%20christliche%20Kirchen/Russisch-Orthod.%20Kathedrale%20St.%20Nikolaus (see especially the sections "Besondere Ikonen und ein Kreuzpartikel" and " Pilgerreisen")
http://www.nikolsobor.org/SITE/index.php/de/news-de/gemeindenews/228-pilgerreise-nach-bari2. On the relics of St. Therese of Lisieux traveling to Vienna in May 2015:
http://www.erzdioezese-wien.at/site/home/nachrichten/article/42686.html3. On the international tour of Buddhist relics, in Vienna on 18-20 September 2015: