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  1. Seminar readings 81 items
    1. Week 1: Historical Background and Main Concepts 0 items
    2. Week 2: Christian Rome: Constantine's Churches 8 items
      1. Set Readings 1 item
        1. Early medieval art, 300-1150 - Caecilia Davis-Weyer 1986

          Book  Read: pp. 11-15

      2. Further Reading 7 items
        1. The Cambridge companion to the age of Constantine - Noel Emmanuel Lenski 2012

          Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

        2. Rome: profile of a city, 312-1308 - Richard Krautheimer 1980

          Book 

        3. Constantine & Rome - R. Ross Holloway 2004

          Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    3. Week 3: Design, Construction and Ideology of Hagia Sophia 10 items
      1. Set Readings 1 item
        1. The art of the Byzantine empire, 312-1453 - Cyril Mango 1986

          Book  Read: pp. 72-78, 96-102

      2. Further Reading 9 items
        1. Byzantine art - Robin Cormack 2000

          Book  Read pp 117-29

        2. Byzantine monuments of Istanbul - John Freely, A. S. Çakmak 2004

          Book  Read pp 90-128

        3. Early Christian and Byzantine art - John Lowden 1997

          Book  Read pp. 65-70

        4. Byzantine art and architecture: an introduction - Lyn Rodley 1994

          Book  Read pp. 60-72

    4. Week 4: Church Architecture and Decoration in Ravenna 6 items
      1. Set Readings 1 item
        1. The art of the Byzantine empire, 312-1453 - Cyril Mango 1986

          Book  Read: 104-8

      2. Further Reading 5 items
        1. Byzantine art - Robin Cormack 2000

          Book  Read pp. 54-62

        2. Early Christian and Byzantine art - John Lowden 1997

          Book  103-44

        3. Ravenna mosaics - Bernard S. Myers 1961

          Book 

    5. Week 5: Icon or Idol? The Iconoclastic Controversy 8 items
      1. Set Readings 1 item
        1. The art of the Byzantine empire, 312-1453 - Cyril Mango 1986

          Book  Read: Definition of the Iconoclastic Council of 754 and 815, pp. 165-69; and pp. 169-74

      2. Further reading 7 items
        1. Byzantine art - Robin Cormack 2000

          Book  Read pp. 75-102

        2. Early Christian and Byzantine art - John Lowden 1997

          Book  Read pp. 147-84

        3. Byzantine art and architecture: an introduction - Lyn Rodley 1994

          Book  Read pp. 115-31

        4. Iconoclasm: papers given at the ninth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham, March 1975 - Anthony Bryer, Judith Herrin, Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham 1977 (electronic book)

          Book  Read: "The Arts during the Age of Iconoclasm," pp. 35-44

    6. Week 6: No seminars 0 items
    7. Week 7: The Great Palace of Constantinople 12 items
      1. Set Readings 2 items
        1. The art of the Byzantine empire, 312-1453 - Cyril Mango 1986

          Book  Read pp. 184, 207-10

      2. Further reading 10 items
        1. The Great Palace of the Byzantine Emperors: second report - David Talbot Rice, Walker Trust (University of St Andrews) c1958

          Book 

        2. The Boundaries of the Palace: De cerimoniis II, 13 - E. Bolognesi Recchi-Franceschini, M. Featherstone 2002

          Article 

        3. The Great Palace of Constantinople - E. Bolognesi Recchi-Franceschini

          Chapter 

    8. Week 8: Secular Art and Mythological Subject Matter 8 items
      1. Set Readings 2 items
        1. Constantinople in the early eight century: the Parastaseis Syntomoi Chronikai - Averil Cameron, Judith Herrin 1984

          Book  Extracts on pages 157-163

      2. Further reading 6 items
        1. Other icons: art and power in Byzantine secular culture - Eunice Dauterman Maguire, Henry Maguire c2007

          Book 

        2. Greek mythology in Byzantine art - Kurt Weitzmann, Steven Runciman 1951

          Book 

    9. Week 9: The Church of Saint Mark and its Relationship to the East 11 items
      1. Set Readings 2 items
        1. Venice: a documentary history 1450-1630 - David Chambers, Brian Pullan, Jennifer Fletcher 1992

          Book  Read: for pp. 355-358

      2. Further reading 9 items
        1. The art of Byzantium: between antiquity and the Renaissance - Thomas F. Mathews 1998

          Book  Read pp. 148-51

        2. Early Christian and Byzantine art - John Lowden 1997

          Book  Read pp. 336-46

        3. Byzantium and Venice: a study in diplomatic and cultural relations - Donald MacGillivray Nicol, Steven Runciman 1988

          Book 

    10. Week 10: The New Empires: Nicaea & Trebizond 8 items
      1. Set Readings 1 item
        1. Nicaea: a Byzantine capital and its praises : with speeches of Theodore Laskaris, Ìn praise of the great city of Nicaea', and, Theodore Metochites, Nicene oration' - Clive Foss, Jacob Tulchin, Theodoros Metochites, Theodore 1996

          Book  Read pp. 133-53: Theodore Doukas Laskaris, In Praise of the Great City of Nicaea

      2. Further readings 7 items
        1. The paintings of Hagia Sophia, Trebizond - David Talbot Rice, Steven Runciman 1967

          Book 

        2. The church of Haghia Sophia at Trebizond - David Talbot Rice, Steven Runciman 1968

          Book 

        3. Byzantine art and architecture: an introduction - Lyn Rodley 1994

          Book  Read pp. 263-69

    11. Week 11: The Church of the Chora (Kariye Camii) and its Mosaics 10 items
      1. Set Readings 2 items
        1. Kariye Camii yeniden - Holger A. Klein, Robert G. Ousterhout, Brigitte Pitarakis 2011

          Book  Read pp. 231-236

      2. Further Reading 8 items
        1. The sacred image: East and West - Robert G. Ousterhout, Leslie Brubaker 1994

          Book  Read: pp. 91-109 (illustrations pp. 256-269)

        2. Early Christian and Byzantine art - John Lowden 1997

          Book  Read pp. 409-17

        3. Byzantine monuments of Istanbul - John Freely, A. S. Çakmak 2004

          Book  Read pp. 209-77

        4. Byzantine art - Robin Cormack 2000

          Book  Read pp. 204-10

        5. Byzantine art and architecture: an introduction - Lyn Rodley 1994

          Book  Read pp. 297-303

  2. General Studies 6 items
    1. The Byzantines - Averil Cameron 2006

      Book 

    2. A companion to Byzantium - Liz James 2010

      Book  Very recent publication and full of vital articles

    3. A companion to Byzantium - Liz James 2010 (electronic book)

      Book 

    4. The Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church - Frank Leslie Cross, E. A. Livingstone 2005

      Book  A massive publication of three volumes with terms, facts and references about Byzantium and easy access to a bibliography of all aspects of the period

  3. History 13 items
    1. The Byzantines - Averil Cameron 2006

      Book 

    2. A history of Byzantium, 306-1453 - Timothy E. Gregory 2005

      Book 

    3. Byzantium, a world civilization - Angeliki E. Laiou, Henry Maguire c1992

      Book  An attempt to show the centrality of Byzantium's role in world history

    4. The Oxford history of Byzantium - Cyril Mango 2002

      Book  Abbreviated but sound

    5. History of the Byzantine state - Georgije Ostrogorski 1969

      Book 

    6. A history of the Byzantine state and society - Warren T. Treadgold, American Council of Learned Societies 1997 (electronic book)

      Book 

  4. Historical Studies by Period 0 items
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