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Byzantium: East and West - AHIS323

This unit comprises the study of Byzantine history from Justinian in the sixth century. It focuses on the continuity/discontinuity of the classical tradition, and on contacts between the Byzantines and the Arabs (East), Medieval Europe (West), and the South Slavs (Balkans). Major themes include: the Eastern Orthodox tradition; historiography; art and architecture; philosophy; humanism; monasticism; iconoclasm; and the role of women in society.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

2018 - Next offered in 2018

Staff Contact(s): Dr Danijel Dzino

39cp at 100 level or above or (6cp in AHIS or AHST units at 200 level) Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): AHIS222, AHIS223, AHIS322, AHST235, AHST335
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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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