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090096 VO Social History of Byzantium (2015W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften

Details

max. 100 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 14.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 21.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 28.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 04.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 11.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 18.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 25.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 02.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 09.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 16.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 13.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 20.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7
Wednesday 27.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 42 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 7

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

introduction to selected aspects of the social structure of the Byzantine Empire and their historical development

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination in three parts. Each segment consists of: summary of previous lectures, independent analysis of a source text, development of research questions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

emphasis on social history as the foundation of historical and cultural developments in Byzantium

Examination topics

introduction of relevant sources and their interpretation, opportunity for discussion

Reading list

Sekundärliteratur in Auswahl (weitere Lektüre wird im Laufe des Semesters bekanntgegeben):
A social history of Byzantium, hrsg. John Haldon (Chichester, 2009)
Bourbou, C., Health and Disease in Byzantine Crete (Farnham, 2010)
Becoming Byzantine: children and childhood in Byzantium, hrsg. A. Papaconstantinou, A.-M. Talbot (Washington, DC, 2009)
D. Herlihy, Medieval households (Cambridge, Mass., 1985)
A. Laiou, Gender, society and economic life in Byzantium (Aldershot, 1992)
A. Laiou und C. Morrisson, The Byzantine economy (Cambridge, Mass., 2007)
P. Magdalino, "The Byzantine aristocratic oikos", in: The Byzantine Aristocracy, IX to XIII Centuries, hrsg. M. Angold (Oxford, 1984)
Women, men and eunuchs: gender in Byzantium, hrsg. Liz James (London und New York, 1997)
E. Patlagean, "Byzantium in the tenth and eleventh centuries", A history of private life, hrsg. Ph. Ariès, G. Duby, Bd. I (Cambridge, Mass., 1987), 552-641

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