HISTORY OF BYZANTINE CIVILIZATION AND MODERN HELLENISM

Course Information
TitleΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΟΥ ΝΕΟΥ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΣΜΟΥ / HISTORY OF BYZANTINE CIVILIZATION AND MODERN HELLENISM
CodeΥ304
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Christou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60005059

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

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course324

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600126146
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Byzantine and Modern Greek History
Learning Outcomes
To familiarize the students with the history of the Byzantine Empire and civilization and to enable them to understand the historical context within which the Byzantine Empire and its culture formed. Overview of the history of the Greeks during the Turkish occupation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The creation, formation and development of the byzantine cultural composition. The survival of the Eastern Empire during the crisis of the Late Antiquity. The age of Justinian I. The crisis of the 7th century and the survival of the State. The configuration and the internal development of the Byzantine State in the Middle Byzantine period and the peak of its glory of Byzantium. The collapse of the 11th century and the reorganisation under the Komnenoi. The 13th and 14th century. The Greeks during the turkish Rule. The organization of the Hellenism and the Church. 1. The formation of early byzantine State and byzantine society 2. Justinian I. 3. 7th century and the period of Isauroi. Survival and change... 4. The development of Byzantine culture. 5. The zenith of byzantine power. Nicephoros Phocas, Johannes Tsimiskes, Basil II. 6. The dissolution of government and the collapse of State (1025-1081). The restoration of byzantine power under the Komnenoi. 7. The latin Conquest and the Restoration of the Empire (1204-1282). 8. Decline and Fall. 9. The byzantine influence and legacy. 10. The tripartite unity of Hellenism: Antiquity, Byzantium, New Hellenism. 11. The organization of the «Γένος» and their survival during the Ottoman period. 12. The social and educational work of the Church. 13. Overview of Hellenism by region.
Keywords
Hellenism, Byzantium, Turkish Domination
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Seminars
Reading Assigment702.8
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities60.2
Examination20.1
Total783.1
Student Assessment
Description
One 2-hour written examinations. Oral examinations. Counted positive participation in class and written essays undertaken.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Κ. Γιαννακόπουλος, Μεσαιωνικός Δυτικός Πολιτισμός. Και οι κόσμοι του Βυζαντίου και του Ισλάμ, Θεσσαλονίκη, Κυρομάνος, 1993.
Additional bibliography for study
1.Α.Γ.Κ. Σαββίδης, Ben. Hendrickx, Εισαγωγή στη Βυζαντινή Ιστορία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2003. 2.Ι. Καραγιαννόπουλος, Ιστορία του Βυζαντινού Κράτους, τ. 1-3, Θεσσαλονίκη 3.Δ. Ευγενίδου – Δ. Τριανταφυλλόπουλος – Ε. Γλύκατζη-Αρβελέρ – J. Koder – Κ. Πιτσάκης – G. Dagron – Αθ. Μαρκόπουλος – C. Mango – Τ. Παπαμαστοράκης – P. Magdalino – C. Morrisson – Chr. Hannick – Ε. Παπασταύρου, Το Βυζάντιο ως οικουμένη, Αθήνα 2005.
Last Update
17-11-2019