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090103 VO Byzantium’s Second Capital: History and Histories of Thessaloniki (2021S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften

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Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 10.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 17.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 24.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 14.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 21.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 28.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 12.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 19.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 09.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 23.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Mobility and migration are constant features in the history of the Byzantine Empire. Individuals moved from the provinces to the capital in search of better work; religious and ethnic groups moved in and out of the empire, either of their own volition or under pressure; emperors pursued a policy of forced migration to foster their political interests.
It is only in recent years that these issues are attracting the attention of scholars.
This lecture will explore mobility and migration as a historical phenomenon, while at the same time offering an in-depth analysis of its literary representation in various types of the Byzantine written record.

Assessment and permitted materials

Schriftliche Prüfung (100%).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grundkenntnisse des Kursinhalts.

Examination topics

Inhalt der Lehrveranstaltungen und empfohlene Lektüre.

Reading list

Empfohlene Lektüre
Angar, Mabi, Claudia Sode, Byzanz. Ein Schnellkurs (Köln, 2010)
Külzer, Andreas, Byzanz (Stuttgart, 2012)
Lilie, Ralph-Johannes, Byzanz. Das zweite Rom (Berlin, 2003)
Mazal, Otto, Handbuch der Byzantinistik (Graz, 1989)
Ostrogorsky, Georg, Byzantinische Geschichte, 324-1453 (Nachdruck München, 1996)
Schreiner, Peter, Byzanz (Oldenburg, 2011)
Weitere Lektüre wird im Laufe des Semesters bekannt gegeben.

Nachschlagewerke
Talbot, Alice-Mary (ed.), Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, 3 Bde. (Oxford, 1991)
Daim, Falko (ed.), Byzanz. Historisch-kulturwissenschaftliches Handbuch, Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 11 (Stuttgart, 2016)

Webseiten
http://bibliothek.univie.ac.at/fb-byzantinistik/fachspezifische_links.html
Auswahl an fachspezifischen Links
https://www.univie.ac.at/stv-byzneo/infos/links/?
Information der Studienvertretung des Instituts für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/byzantium/?
mittelalterliche und byzantinische Geschichte, einschl. Quellentexten (Englisch)
http://www.roman-emperors.org/?
De imperatoribus romanis: römische und byzantinische Kaiser, Stammbäume, Karten (Englisch)
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/index.html?
Catholic Encyclopedia online, insbes. zur Kirchengeschichte (Englisch)
https://research.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/search.aspx?searchText=byzantine ?
ausgewählte byzantinische Objekte im British Museum, London
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search#!?q=byzantium?
ausgewählte byzantinische Objekte im Metropolitan Museum, New York
http://www.byzantium1200.com/?
Rekonstruktionen wichtiger byzantinischer Gebäude in Konstantinopel (Englisch)
https://www.thebyzantinelegacy.com
Konstantinopel und andere Städte; Karten und Abbildungen von byz. Gebäuden
https://library.princeton.edu/byzantine/
Modern language translations of Byzantine sources
Digitized Greek manuscripts
https://byzbooks.wordpress.com
Stratis Papaioannou’s website on Byzantine Greek language, palaeography, book culture, text transmission and textual criticism
https://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/books/the-economic-history-of-byzantium
The Economic History of Byzantium, 3 Bde., free download
https://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/books/byzantine-monastic-foundation-documents-a-complete
Byzantine Monastic Foundation Documents, free download
https://www.doaks.org/research/byzantine/resources/hagiography
resources for Byzantine hagiography (some free downloads)
https://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/books/byzantium-and-the-arabs-in-the-fourth-century
Irfan Shahid, Byzantium and the Arabs, free download

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