Prerequisites and restrictions
Bachelor’s degree obtained.
This course will introduce students to:
The urban evolution of Istanbul;
The archaeology of the Italian Renaissance;
The archaeology of capitalism.
Understanding of the development of the Mediterranean and Near East in Post-Roman times;
Ability to link the study of Medieval and Post-Medieval art and architecture to their social context;
Ability to evaluate the evidence of rural and urban excavations and survey to the making of post-Roman history.
Mode of delivery
Two papers with a minimum of 3,000 words, reduced marks for late submission.
J. Bintliff, An Introduction to the Archaeology of Greece;
A.J. Boas, _Crusader Archaeology. The Material Culture of the Latin East _(1999);
S. Davies & J.L. Davis (eds), _Between Venice and Istanbul. Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece _(2007);
J.F. Haldon, _Byzantium. A History _(2000);
T. Insoll, _The Archaeology of Islam _(1999);
L. Jardine, Worldly Goods. A New History of the Renaissance (1996);
P. Mansel, Constantinople: City of the World’s Desire, 1453-1924 (1995);
J.T. Paoletti & G.M. Radke, _Art in Renaissance Italy _(1997).
Course schedule details can be found in the MA time schedule.