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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Usually 12.5 points in second year history.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||This subject explores the crusading movement and the world of the crusaders from the first crusade in 1095 to the fall of Acre in 1291. Topics include definitions and justifications of holy war and jihad; motives for crusading; the Latin kingdom of Jerusalem; relations between Muslims and Christians during the crusading period; preaching, pilgrimage and travel; the Albigensian crusade and crusades within Europe; and the impact of the crusades on western culture. Students completing this subject should be able to demonstrate a general knowledge of the crusading period between 1095-1291; demonstrate familiarity with the main sources and historical debates concerning the crusades; and demonstrate understanding of the cultural, social, political and religious contexts in which the crusades occurred.|
|Assessment:||A 1500 word document analysis 40% (due mid-semester), a 2500-word essay 50% (due end of semester) and class participation 10%. Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to be pass this subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Ancient, Medieval && Early Modern Studies Major |
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