The influence of Mount Athos on the Slavs

Course Information
TitleΗ επιρροή του Αγίου Όρους στον κόσμο των Σλάβων / The influence of Mount Athos on the Slavs
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasileios Koukousas
Course ID600015448

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Ecumenical dimension of the Holy Mountain 2. Influence of the Holy Mountain in Serbia 3. Influence of Mount Athos in Russia 4. Influence of the Holy Mountain in Bulgaria 5. Influence of the Holy Mountain to the Slavs in the Byzantine period 6. Influence of Mount Athos in the education of the Slavs in the period of Ottoman rule 7. Slavs martyrs from Mount Athos 8. St. Fr. Nicodemus Holy Mountain, The Greek Enlightenment and the Slavs 9. The movement of Kollyvades orthodox Slavs 10. Problems of ethno-phyletism and nations in Mount Athos (19th - 20th century) 11. Slavs travelers to Mount Athos 12. Slavs saints of Mount Athos 13. Holy monasteries of Hilandar, Zografou and Panteleimon
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Courses take place using PowerPoint.
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities30.1
Written assigments50.2
Student Assessment
Oral examination. The participation in class in counted positive and works are given.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Νιχωρίτης Κων, Οι επιδράσεις της πνευματικής παράδοσης του Αγίου Όρους στο βίο και τον πολιτισμό των Σλάβων, Θεσσαλονίκη -εκδ. Μπαρμπουνάκης- 2013.
Additional bibliography for study
Ταχιάος Αντώνιος Αιμίλιος, Βυζάντιο και Ρωσία, Θεσσαλονίκη - εκδ. University Studio Press- 2016 Ο ίδιος, Βυζάντιο, Σλάβοι, Άγιον Όρος, Θεσσαλονίκη -University Studio Press-2006. Ταρνανίδης Ιωάννης, Ιστορία των σλαβικών ορθόδοξων εκκλησιών, Θεσσαλονίκη -Κυριακίδη Αφοί-2005 Γρηγορόβιτς Μπάρσκυ Βασίλειος, Τα θαυμαστά μοναστήρια του Αγίου Όρους, Θεσσαλονίκη -έκδ. Αγιορείτικη Φωτοθήκη-1998. Παπαχρυσάνθου Διονυσία , Ο αθωνικός μοναχισμός.Αρχές και οργάνωση, Αθήνα- εκδ. Μ.Ι.Ε.Τ- 1992. Ρούσσος - ΜηλιδώνηςΜάρκος Ν., Το Άγιον Όρος και η Δύση, 963-1963. Άγνωστες πτυχές της αθωνικής ιστορίας, Αθήνα- εκδ. Βιβλιοπωλείον της Εστίας- 2013. Τσάμης Δημήτριος, Άγιον Όρος: Προσέγγιση στην πρόσφατη ιστορία του, Θεσσαλονίκη -εκδ. Πουρναράς- Θεσσαλονίκη 2007. Σιδηρόπουλος Γιώργος , Άγιον Όρος: Αναφορές στην ανθρωπογεωγραφία, Αθήνα-εκδ. Καστανιώτη- 2000.
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