The Septuagint and the Ancient Greek literature (from Homer to the Stoics)

Course Information
TitleΗ ΜΕΤΑΦΡΑΣΗ ΤΩΝ Ο΄ΚΑΙ Η ΑΡΧΑΙΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΕΙΑ (ΑΠΟ ΤΟΝ ΟΜΗΡΟ ΜΕΧΡΙ ΤΗ ΣΤΟΑ). / The Septuagint and the Ancient Greek literature (from Homer to the Stoics)
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEvangelia Dafni
Course ID60005029

Programme of Study: Orthodox Theology and Christian Culture

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
COREElective Courses2110
Holy ScriptureCompulsory Course2110
Religious StudiesCompulsory Course2110

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΠΔ12 Translation techniques and interpretation of the Septuagint
Learning Outcomes
Postgraduate students will apply scientific methods of analysis of Old Testament texts in writing publishable independent scientific essays.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Postgraduate and doctoral students will analyze selected parts of the Old Testament according to the Septuagint, which reflect language and ideas of ancient Greek texts. The interest will focus on the origin of translation equivalents relating to anthropology, cosmology and theology of the Septuagint, the so-called "Old Greek". 1. INTRODUCTION 2. ΕΧΟDUS 3 3. EXODUS 20 4. EXODUS 24 5. EXODUS 33 6. NUMBERS 12 7. NUMBERS 14 8. DEUTERONOMY 4 9. DEUTERONOMY 5 10. DEUTERONOMY 6 11. DEUTERONOMY 18 12. DEUTERONOMY 34 13. CONCLUSIONS
Course Organization
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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