NES 4354

NES 4354

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A seminar on the archaeology of the Byzantine Empire, from the late Roman through to the early modern periods. Topics to be covered include: long-term changes in settlement patterns and urban development; the material traces of state and monastic control over productive landscapes; the idea of the border and the nature of its defense; and the fraught relationship between "Byzantine" and "classical" archaeologies.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)

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  • 17078 NES 4354   SEM 101