The problem of the 3rd Rome theory (from a historical perspective) A

Course Information
TitleΤΟ ΠΡΟΒΛΗΜΑ ΤΗΣ ΘΕΩΡΙΑΣ ΤΗΣ 3ης ΡΩΜΗΣ (ΙΣΤΟΡΙΚΗ ΘΕΩΡΗΣΗ) Α΄. / The problem of the 3rd Rome theory (from a historical perspective) A
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMichail Tritos
Course ID60005074

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
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
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the intended learning objective is to inform students about the historical truth that there is no Third Rome, but Priestess and later Rome and has close historical cycle. It will indulge the students knowledge of important historical sources referred to the resilience of the Russian Orthodox Church against the cruel persecutions of the atheistic regime. Moreover consists students to attend a scientific conference to enrich their knowledge on the theory of third Rome but mainly to cultivate scientific thinking and judgment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Taught students the following modules: 1. The first seeds of the theory of G'Romis. 2. The fall of Constantinople as an enhancer element of this theory. 3. The Russian secretariat theory G'Romis. 4. The recusancy of the Russian Patriarchate. 5. The foundation of the Russian Patriarchate. 6. Remove the Russian Patriarchate of Peter the Great. 7. Rupture Tsar and Patriarch Niphon. 8. The position of the monk of the Monastery Philotheou Eleazar. 9. The spiritual movement of religious figures in Moscow. 10. The Bolshevik revolution. 11. the same 12. Reconstitution Patriarchate. 13. the same
Third Rome, Moscow Patriarchate
Educational Material Types
  • Selected Bibliography
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Contact by email.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities25
Written assigments90
Student Assessment
Students taking the class to write a paper under the scientific guidance of the teacher, according to which evaluated at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Αιμ. Ταχιάου, Η Εκκλησία της Ρωσίας (Σημειώσεις). 2. Βλ. Φειδά, Επίτομος εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία της Ρωσίας, Αθήνα 1967.
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