Sources of Church and Byzantine History B

Course Information
TitleΠΗΓΕΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣΤΙΚΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗΣ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ Β΄. / Sources of Church and Byzantine History B
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Koukousas
Course ID60005100

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
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
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to deepen sources of Εcclesiastical and Byzantine Ηistory, and use.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is interested in the research and study of the sources of ecclesiastical and Byzantine history. Examined the sources: Ecclesiastical Historians, Byzantine Historians, Acts of Ecumenical Councils, Fathers documents, texts, inscriptions, etc. Then analyzed separately and linked to important events of ecclesiastic and Byzantine history. 1. Sources of the first Ecumenical Council. 2. Sources of the 2nd Ecumenical Council 3. Sources of the 3rd Ecumenical Council 4. Sources of the Fourth Ecumenical Council 5. Sources of the Fifth Ecumenical Council 6. Sources of the Sixth Ecumenical Council 7. Sources of the VII Ecumenical Council 8. Letters of the Fathers of the Church and ecclesiastical history 9. The inscriptions on the temples, Church and public buildings as sources of Ecclesiastical History 10. The legal texts as sources of Ecclesiastical History 11. The imperial edicts as sources of Ecclesiastical History 12. The currencies as a source of Ecclesiastical History 13. The memoranda elections bishops as Source of church History
Byzantine Historians, Travelers, Historians, Chronicles, Chronographs, Church, Fathers of the Church, Ecumenical Council
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Courses take place using Powerpoint.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities30
Written assigments70
Student Assessment
Scientific work and presentation in the classroom. The participation of students in class is counted positively.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Δεν παρέχεται κάποιο εγχειρίδιο.
Additional bibliography for study
Προτείνεται κάθε φορά, στους μεταπτυχιακούς φοιτητές, βιβλιογραφία σχετική με το γενικό αντικείμενο του μαθήματος και με το θέμα της εργασίας που έχουν αναλάβει.
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