RICHARD LIONHEART, SALADIN AND THE THIRD CRUSADE, 1187-1192 (SS) HIST4188

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

This course is a detailed examination, using contemporary chronicles, poems, art and architecture of the reign of one of the most successful and legendary of medieval rulers.

Timetable

Tuesday 14-15 and Wednesday 10-12

Requirements of Entry

Successful completion of Junior Honours in history

Excluded Courses

None

Assessment

Assessment will be conducted by the submission of two essays (2000 words each, and 10% each), two seminar papers (6% each), assessment of in-seminar performance (2 x 4%), and by two 2-hour exams, one on core materials and the second on historical questions more generally.  The exam consists of two papers equally weighted at 30% of the assessment for each paper.

Main Assessment In: April/May