Units of Study

NB: In Semester 1 this year, Dr John Dickson is lecturing for BBCL2609 - Historical Jesus to Written Gospels.

JCTC2603 - Jews Under the Crescent and the Cross

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Suzanne Rutland
Phone: +61 2 9351 6662
Email: suzanne.rutland@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

1x2hr exam (40%), 1x2000wd essay (30%), 1x500wd synopsis of a tutorial paper (20%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points of Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 Junior credit points of Studies in Religion) or (12 Junior credit points of History or 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History)

Prohibitions

JCTC2003

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

 Monday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Tute

 

 Tuesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture

             

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