Special aspects of the History of Art IΙIa

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ 3α / Special aspects of the History of Art IΙIa
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStella Lavva
Course ID600016474

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Category
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)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
General Prerequisites
- Having been successfully examined in the subjects: •'Art History I-Αncient Art'(YΘΑ1) and •'Art History II- Byzantine Art'(YΘB2) • Have access to a computer • Have the ability to work with powerpoint and to make presentations •Discuss important artists in terms of the style of their wo
Learning Outcomes
Have an understanding of the history of Thessaloniki and getting familiar with the famous monuments of the Early and Late Byzantine Period
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
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Thessaloniki as a center of Byzantine Culture, part I: The city of Thessaloniki in Macedonia, Greece, for several centuries the second-most important city of the Byzantine Empire, played an important role for Christianity during the Middle Ages and was decorated by impressive buildings. In 1988, fifteen monuments of Thessaloniki were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 1.City Walls (4th/5th centuries), 2.Rotunda of Saint George (4th century), 3. Church of Acheiropoietos (5th century), 4.Church of St. Demetrios (7th century), 5.Latomou Monastery (6th century), 6.Church of St. Sophia (8th century), 7.Church of Panagia Chalkeon (11th century), 8.Church of St. Panteleimon (14th century), 9.Church of the Holy Apostles (14th century), 10.Church of St. Nicholas Orphanos (14th century), 11.Church of St. Catherine (13th century), 12. Church of Christ Saviour (14th century)/13.Blatades Monastery (14th century)/,14.Church of Prophet Elijah (14th century)/15.Byzantine Bath (14th century)
Cultural Heritage, Byzantine Art, Topography, Architecture, Sculpture, Mosaics, Frescoes, Manuscripts
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
DVD's educational content
Course Organization
Reading Assigment210.7
Student Assessment
Students are graded 50% depending on the final exam (or powerpoint or essay) and 50% on participation in the class
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Ε.Κουρκουτίδου-Νικολαϊδου, Αναστασία Τούρτα, Περίπατοι στη βυζαντινοί Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδόσεις «Καπόν», Αθήνα 1997 2.Ε.Κουρκουτίδου-Νικολαϊδου, Χρ.Μαυροπούλου-Τσιούμη, Χ.Μπακιρτζής κ.ά. Ψηφιδωτά της Θεσσαλονίκης, 4ος – 14ος αιώνας, Εκδόσεις «Καπόν», Αθήνα 2012
Additional bibliography for study
1. Παναγιώτα Ασημακοπούλου-Ατζακά, Το επάγγελμα του ψηφοθέτη, 4ος - 8ος αιώνας, Εκδόσεις "Άγρα", Αθήνα 2011 2. Διονυσίου του εκ Φουρνά, Ερμηνεία της βυζαντινής ζωγραφικής τέχνης, Ρωσική Αρχαιολογική Σχολή,Αγία Πετρούπολη 1909, ανατύπωση από εκδόσεις 'Σπανός', Αθήνα 1997 3. Ευαγγελία-Μαρίνα Τσιγαλά, Οι τεχνικές της ζωγραφικής μέσα από το έργο των μεγάλων ζωγράφων, Εκδόσεις "Επίκεντρο", Θεσσαλονίκη 2011
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