The Imperial Period

Course Information
TitleΑυτοκρατορική Περίοδος / The Imperial Period
CodeΙΡΩ 704
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600015982

Programme of Study: Historical Research

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Archaías Ellīnikīs kai Rōmaïkīs IstoríasElective CoursesWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
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)
Learning Outcomes
Students are anticipated to locate primary historical sources and bibliography analyze these sources in the light of the bibliography reach a synthesis and conclusions
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
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
WEEK 1 The imperial age: the basic features of the period; literary sources and inscriptions; bibliography WEEK 2 The imperial age: the public life in the Greek cities: magistrates, council, popular assembly, euergetism WEEK 3 Testimonies on the council and the popular assembly (presentation by the teacher) WEEK 4 Testimonies on the council and the popular assembly (presentation by the students) WEEK #5 Testimonies on the Gerousia (presentation by the teacher). WEEK#6 Testimonies on the Gerousia (presentation by the students). WEEK #7 Testimonies private associations (presentation by the teacher). WEEK#8 Testimonies private associations (presentation by the students). WEEK#9 Euergetism and honours (presentation by the teacher) WEEK#10 Euergetism and honours (presentation by the students) WEEK #11 Imperial cult (presentation by the teacher) WEEK #12 Imperial cult (presentation by the students) WEEK #13 Conclusions.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Evaluation depends on the active participation to the courses and to written essays
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Ελληνόγλωσση G. Alföldy, Ιστορία της Ρωμαϊκής κοινωνίας (μτφρ: Αγγ. Χανιώτης), Αθήνα 1992, 171-191 W. Ameling, «Ιστορία του ελληνικού κόσμου. Αυτοκρατορικοί χρόνοι», στο H.-G. Nesselrath (επιμ.), Εισαγωγή στην Αρχαιογνωσία. Τόμος A΄.Αρχαία Ελλάδα, Αθήνα 2001, P. Garnsey – R. Saller, Η Ρωμαϊκή Αυτοκρατορία. Οικονομία, κοινωνία, πολιτισμός, Ηράκλειο 1995 M. Guarducci, Η Ελληνική Επιγραφική. Από τις απαρχές ως την ύστερη ρωμαϊκή περίοδο (μτφρ. Κ. Κουρεμένος, εποπτεία/βιβλιογραφική ενημέρωση Σ. Ανεζίρη, Χ. Κριτζάς, Κ. Μπουραζέλης), Αθήνα 2008. Ιστορία του Ελληνικού Έθνους Τόμος ΣΤ: Ελληνισμός και Ρώμη, Αθήνα 1976. Μ. Sartre, Ρωμαϊκή Αυτοκρατορία. Οι Ανατολικές επαρχίες από τον Αύγουστο μέχρι τους Σεβήρους, Αθήνα 2012 P. Garnsey, –R. Saller, Η Ρωμαϊκή Αυτοκρατορία. Οικονομία, Κοινωνία, Πολιτισμός (μετάφραση Β. Ι. Αναστασιάδης, επιμέλεια Γ. Σουρής), Ηράκλειο 1995. Ξενόγλωσση T. R. S. Broughton, «Roman Asia», στο T. Frank (επιμ.), An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome vol. IV, Baltimore 1938, 499-918 S. Dmitriev, City government in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor, New York 2005 A. H. M. Jones, The Greek City from Alexander to Justinian, Oxford 1940. A. H. M. Jones, Cities of the Eastern Roman Provinces, Oxford 1937. D. Magie, Roman Rule in Asia Minor, Princeton 1950. A. Lintott, Imperium Romanum. Politics and Administration, London 1993. Temporini - W. Hase, (επιμ.), Aufstieg und Niedergung der römischen Welt, II. 7. 1-2, Berlin – New York 1980. J. A. O. Larsen, «Roman Greece», στο T. Frank (επιμ.), An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome vol. IV, Baltimore 1938, 261-498 P. J. Rhodes (with D. M. Lewis), The Decrees of the Greek States, Oxford 1997. M. Rostovtzeff, The Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire², Oxford 1957. M. Sartre, L’Orient Romain, Paris 1990 Cambridge Ancient History, Vol. XI², Cambridge 2000. Rizakis, A. D. (επιμ.), Roman Onomastics in the Greek East. Social and Political Aspects. Athens 2000.
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