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090053 PS Burial Practices in Late Antiquity (2017W)

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: English



DI wtl 16.00 - 18.00 Ort: Abguss-Sammlung d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse/Philippovichgasse


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course focuses on the following:
Imperial mausolea in Late Antiquity and Early Christian/Byzantine
period: architecture, decoration and topographic context compered to
semi-privileged burials in the cemeteries and catacombs (decorations,
relation with the cult of Saints, pilgrimage etc.). As for example the
circiform basilicas and imperial mausolea in Rome, the Church of the
Holy Apostles in Constantinople; first burrials of the Popes in
Callisto Catacomb etc.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

General requirements:
.) Presentation (25-30 mins)
.) Seminar thesis (approx. 10-12 p)
.) Active participation

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Anrechenbar für: frühchristliche Arch.
im BA: WM früh, kl. Vertiefung;
im EC-Grundlagen;
im EC-Vertiefung;

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