Units of Study
JCTC2603 - Jews Under the Crescent and the Cross
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Suzanne Rutland
The story of Jews living under the Crescent (Muslim rule) and the Cross (Christian rule) comprises a vibrant period of Jewish history. The unit explores Jews under Muslim rule in Spain and the experiences of Jews under Christian rule in Germany, France and England in the Medieval period, including the problems of Christian antisemitism and the Crusades. These are seminal periods in the development of Jewish thought, with the contribution of great commentators and philosophers including Moses Maimonides.
1x2hr exam (40%), 1x2000wd essay (30%), 1x500wd synopsis of a tutorial paper (20%) and class participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
JCTC1001 or 6 junior credit points of History or Religious Studies
This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
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