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090126 VO Introduction to Byzantine Studies (2015S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften

Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 03.03. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 10.03. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 17.03. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 24.03. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 14.04. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 21.04. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 28.04. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 05.05. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 12.05. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 19.05. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 02.06. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 09.06. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 16.06. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 23.06. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock
Tuesday 30.06. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal d. Inst. f. Byzantinistik u. Neogräzistik, Postg. 7/1/3 3.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to Byzantine culture and history, along with an overview of the history of scholarship of Byzantine studies and related scholarly disciplines.
The following issues will be addressed: history and periodicization; language and literature; handbooks, lexical and other research tools; manuscript studies; historical geography, sigillography, epigraphy; archaeology and art history; economic and social history; military history, history of medicine; history of law; Byzantium and the world.
Each topic will be approached from three angles: What is the basic knowledge that students should acquire on a specific theme? How did the Byzantines themselves conceptualize this issue? How has this issue been approached in the history of scholarship.

Assessment and permitted materials

oral participation (30%), written examination (70%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Acquisition of basic knowledge about Byzantium and the history of Byzantine studies.

Examination topics

Lectures combined with discussion and independent analysis of source materials.

Reading list

Mabi Angar, Claudia Sode, Byzanz. Ein Schnellkurs, Köln 2010
Andreas Külzer, Byzanz, Stuttgart 2012
Ralph-Johannes Lilie, Byzanz. Das zweite Rom, Berlin 2003
Otto Mazal, Handbuch der Byzantinistik, Graz 1989
Georg Ostrogorsky, Byzantinische Geschichte, 324-1453, Nachdruck München 1996
Peter Schreiner, Byzanz, Oldenburg 2011

Association in the course directory

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