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Undergraduate Course: Constantinople and the Cities of Asia Minor, 330-565 (ARCA10071)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryTo examine both archaeological and textual sources for urban life
including chronicles, law codes and inscriptions and the structural
evidence of great urban monuments: walls, churches and aqueducts
To acquire an understanding of the material and written sources
relating to the transformation of urban life and institutions of
Constantinople and the cities late antique Asia Minor
To understand differing approaches for the study the material,
epigraphic and topographical evidence for Constantinople and other
key excavated sites within the region
To be familiar with the differing interpretations for the transformation
and decline of the classical city in the eastern Mediterranean
To appreciate the problems of combining material evidence and text,
within the topographical setting of a thriving modern city.
B2. Intended Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course, it is intended that students will be
able to:
demonstrate command of the body of material and historical
knowledge under consideration, by way of examination and
coursework
develop and sustain relevant arguments, as demonstrated in the
presentation-based coursework
apply successfully the professional skills of analysing critically historical
texts (broadly defined) and material evidence (both archaeological and
art historical) together with associated modern scholarship, as
demonstrated in examination and coursework
refine the transferable skills attendant on archaeological and historical
studies they
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Pre-requisites: Archaeology 2A and 2B, or Honours entry to degrees in Classics, or equivalent.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
demonstrate command of the body of material and historical
knowledge under consideration, by way of examination and
coursework
develop and sustain relevant arguments, as demonstrated in the
presentation-based coursework
apply successfully the professional skills of analysing critically historical texts (broadly defined) and material evidence (both archaeological and art historical) together with associated modern scholarship, as demonstrated in examination and coursework
refine the transferable skills attendant on archaeological and historical studies they cultivated at SCQF Level 8, including (in particular) self-discipline, initiative, ability to work respectfully with others, time- and workload management, intellectual integrity and autonomy, and effective oral and written expression, as demonstrated in examination and coursework (including the need to meet established deadlines for work)
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsConstantinople
Contacts
Course organiserProf Jim Crow
Tel:
Email: jim.crow@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Amanda Campbell
Tel: (0131 6)50 3782
Email: amanda.campbell@ed.ac.uk
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