HISTORY 409 - Byzantine Empire, 867-1453
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
40
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

A survey taking the Byzantine Empire from the accession of the Macedonians till the Empire's fall to the Ottomans. The course focuses on both internal political history and foreign affairs (relations with the West; the great Church split between Rome and Constantinople; relations with Crusaders and with Slavic neighbors; Russians, Bulgarians, and Serbs, relations with the Seljuk and Ottoman Turks). The main texts are: Ostrogorsky's History of the Byzantine State, and Jenkins; Byzantium: The Imperial Centuries; and for the final two centuries, Nichol's The Last Centuries of Byzantium. Flexible requirements: Besides the final examination, various options exist: (1) a short paper and hour exam; (2) a longer paper and no hour exam.

HISTORY 409 - Byzantine Empire, 867-1453
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
26179
Open
19
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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