Themes of the History of the Byzantine spiritual life I

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΠΝΕΥΜΑΤΙΚΟΥ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΟΥ Α΄ / Themes of the History of the Byzantine spiritual life I
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Christou
Course ID60002699

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
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 (Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge of Byzantine History.
Learning Outcomes
The Study and Research of various Components that contributed to the Creation of the byzantine cultural Synthesis.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. The Legacy of the Ancient World. 2. The turn to Religion. 3. The Neo-Platonism. 4. The Late Antiquity as Hall of the Byzantine Period. 5. Christians and Pagans in Conflict. 6. Greek Culture and the Christians. 7. The Christianisation of society. 8. The Church as a social and political Factor. 9. Education in the early byzantine Period. 10. Science between Paganism and Christianity. 11. The Christianisation of the State. 12. Justinian I and the cultural Integration of the early byzantine Period. 13. Valuation.
Ancient World. Chrisatianisation, Justinian I.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment90
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments167
Student Assessment
Writing Essays and Presentation in the Class.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γενική βιβλιογραφία της περιόδου
Additional bibliography for study
Προτείνεται στους μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές βιβλιογραφία σχετική με το αντικείμενο του μαθήματος και με το θέμα της εργασίας που έχουν αναλάβει.
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