"GLAMOUR OF BYZANTIUM”: INTRODUCTION TO BYZANTINE HISTORY
with Assoc. Prof. Koray DURAK
Combining Roman state traditions, Greek language and Christianity, Byzantine culture dominated the Mediterranean from the late antique period into the Middle Ages. Designed as an introduction to Byzantine history, this course aims at examining how the synthesis described above came into being, and how the Byzantine Empire survived and prospered in the Eastern Mediterranean that was also home to Muslims, Slavs, Turks, and Crusaders in the Middle Ages. This intensive course will provide the participants with a sound introduction to Byzantine politics, economy, culture and religion.
Thursday Evenings, 19.30-21.30
November 9th, November 16th, November 23th, November 30th 2017
4 Weeks, 600 TL
*Programme is conducted in English.