Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - 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: 8.5 hours per week: Total time commitment 102 hours
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of second year history|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||131-237 The Crusades|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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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 pass this subject.|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Ancient and Medieval Studies |
Ancient and Medieval Studies
Ancient, Medieval && Early Modern Studies Major
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