Introduction to the art of Hagiography

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στην τέχνη της Αγιογραφίας / Introduction to the art of Hagiography
Code1681
FacultyTheology
SchoolTheology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGlykeria Chatzouli
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60002490

Programme of Study: UPS School of Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 21
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125653
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
No
Learning Outcomes
The students are expected to acquire a theoretical approach of religious painting during the byzantine era. They learn how to recognise the main techniques of painting as well as the different media used by the byzantine artists. They can discover the aeshetic values of the artistic creations as far as the painting is concerned.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • 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)
Acquaintance of students with the Byzantine painting which flourished in Byzantium up to the 4th century onwards as imprinted mainly on monumental painting (frescoes and mosaics), portable icons and illuminated manuscripts.
Keywords
painting, colour, drawing, icon, fresco, mosaic
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Fieldwork
Artistic Workshop
Total391.6
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams at the end of Semester
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Κωνσταντίνος Ξενόπουλος, Κόπος και σπουδή, Κατερίνη 1996. 2. Γ. Κόρδης, Αυγοτέμπερα με υποζωγράφιση. Το χρώμα ως φως στη βυζαντινή ζωγραφική Θεωρία και Πρακτική, Αθήνα 2010 (εκδ.Αρμός)
Last Update
05-07-2013