Course Information
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKyriakoula Papademetriou
Course ID60001501

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

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
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)
General Prerequisites
The courses of Latin in Secondary Education.
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is the familiarization with the Latin language and competence for the understanding of the Latin patristic texts, as well as of several Latin Christian texts, as the Vulgata.
Students should be able to:
  • work out grammatically a Latin text so as to translate it.
  • understand the meaning of a Latin patristic text and generally, of a text of the Latin Christian literature
  • to appreciate and exploit the resources of the Latin Christian literature to the theological studies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Latin patristic texts of the early Christian ages are taught and analyzed. Concretely, St Augustine’s work De Doctrina Christiana is taught from a philological and theological aspect. Introductory data for the writer and the work are presented and a historic-philological and ideological analysis of the text is applied. A vocabulary is given and basic grammatical and syntactic cases of the Latin language are illustrated with examples.
  1. A concise history of the Latin literature. An overview of the Christian Latin literature. The general features of the Latin language.
  2. An introduction to St Augustine and his work. Especially, about De Doctrina Christiana.
  3. De Doctrina Christiana, Ι, 1α. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  4. De Doctrina Christiana, Ι, 1β. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  5. De Doctrina Christiana, Ι, 4. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  6. De Doctrina Christiana, Ι, 5. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  7. De Doctrina Christiana, Ι, 6. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  8. De Doctrina Christiana, ΙΙΙ, 87α. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  9. De Doctrina Christiana, ΙΙΙ, 87β. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  10. De Doctrina Christiana, IV, 29. Grammatical, syntactic and pragmatic annotation.
  11. Presentation of assignments.
  12. Presentation of assignments.
  13. Presentation of assignments.
Latin language, Grammar and Syntax of the Latin language, Latin Christian literature, St Augustine.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Electronic supplementary material and exercises provided at the Moodle e-Education platform.
Educational use of the e-mail.
Course Organization
Written assigments150.6
Other / Others150.6
Student Assessment
Written assignment (90%). Oral examination in the assignment (10%).
Classroom participation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Επιλογή Συγγραμμάτων
  • Βιβλίο [41955720]: Εκκλησιαστική Γραμματολογία της Δύσης, Φώτιος Ιωαννίδης
Additional bibliography for study
  1. Ch.T. Lewis, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1980 (1879).
  2. Ευστρ. Τσακαλώτου, Λεξικόν Λατινοελληνικόν, ΖΟΥΜΠΟΥΛΑΚΗΣ, Αθήνα 1990 (1921).
  3. Αχ. Τζαρτζάνου, Λατινική Γραμματική, ΟΕΔΒ, Αθήναι 1971.
  4. Θεοφ. Κακριδή, Γραμματική της Λατινικής Γλώσσης, ΕΣΤΙΑ.
  5. Θεοδ. Παπαγγελή, Η Ρώμη και ο κόσμος της, ΙΝΣ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005.
  6. M. von Albrecht, Ιστορία της Ρωμαϊκής Λογοτεχνίας, τόμ. ΙΙ, Από τον Ανδρόνικο ώς τον Βοήθιο και η σημασία της για τα νεότερα χρόνια, μετφρ. Δ.Ζ. Νικήτας, ΠΑΝ. ΕΚΔ. ΚΡΗΤΗΣ, Ηράκλειο 2002.
  7. H.J. Rose, Ιστορία της Λατινικής Λογοτεχνίας, τόμ. ΙΙ, Από την πεζογραφία του Αυγούστου ώς τον Αυγουστίνο, μετφρ. Κ.Χ. Γρόλλιου, 2η έκδ., ΜΙΕΤ, Αθήνα 1980.
  8. Γ. Δέρβου, Χριστιανική Γραμματολογία, τόμ. Γ΄, Λατίνοι Πατέρες και Εκκλησιαστικοί Συγγραφείς του β΄ και γ΄ μ.Χ. αι., Αθήναι 1910.
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