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From Constantine to Justinian: Church and State in Late Antiquity is an online unit offered by Macquarie University and Open Universities Australia, that introduces you to the history of politics, religion, and literature from Eastern and Western Empires.
This unit offers a comprehensive understanding of the key events that occurred from the reign of Constantine to Justinian. The political and theological history of the region will be the unit’s primary focus and you will learn how imperial patronage of the Church affected the nature of the Church and the State. In doing so, you will learn how contemporary theological debates were used by bishops and emperors as a means of power.
You will also develop your skills as a historian as you work through the existing literature concerning Christian and Pagan history. You will also gain experience working with a wide range of sources, including papyrological manuscripts, epigraphic inscriptions, and numismatic objects such as ancient coins and currency.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this From Constantine to Justinian: Church and State in Late Antiquity unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Late Antiquity is an important period in ancient political and theological history, completing this unit will clearly demonstrate your understanding of the key themes within this period. You will also further develop your research and writing skills.
This unit would be highly beneficial to any individuals with an interest in ancient history.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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