Hymn, melody and icon in our Liturgical tradition

Course Information
TitleΎμνος, μέλος και εικόνα στη Λειτουργική μας παράδοση / Hymn, melody and icon in our Liturgical tradition
Code2188
FacultyTheology
SchoolTheology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAntonios Konstantinidis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600014146

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

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600125854
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
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)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course studies the terminology and development of ecclesiastical hymnography, the types of hymns, their incorporation in Divine Worship and their theological interpretation. It explores the development and importance of Byzantine music, the types of melody as well as the ineffable relationship between hymn and melody. It also examines the liturgical dimension of the Byzantine icon, such as its place in the Church, the significance of its veneration, its Eucharistic importance and the hymnographic references to it.
Keywords
hymnography, hymn, Byzantine music, Byzantine icon, melody
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures481.9
Written assigments150.6
Exams150.6
Total783.1
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Παναγιώτης Τρεμπέλας, Εκλογή Ελληνικής Ορθοδόξου Υμνογραφίας, εκδ. «Ο Σωτήρ», Αθήνα 2007. 2.Πατάπιος μοναχός Καυσοκαλυβίτης, Αθωνικά υμναγιολογικά μελετήματα 1, εκδ. Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014
Last Update
14-07-2017