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HIST533 - Late Antiquity and Byzantium


This course covers the period from the eighth century B.C. colonization of the Mediterranean and the founding of the Byzantium seaport in 667 B.C. through the First and Second Golden Ages, to the fall of Constantinople in 1453 to the Ottoman Turks. The roles of great Byzantium leaders such as Constantine the Great, the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire, the recapture of Constantinople from the crusaders, and the impact of Byzantium culture on Western intellect are studied.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: A History of Byzantium, 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781405184717
Publication Info: Wiley
Author: Timothy E. Gregory
Unit Cost: $47.76
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A