French History and Civilization I (until the French Revolution)

Course Information
TitleΙστορία και Πολιτισμός της Γαλλίας Ι (μέχρι τη Γαλλική Επανάσταση) / French History and Civilization I (until the French Revolution)
Title in FrenchHistoire et civilisation françaises I
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID280006336

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
1. Α - Μ Καδόγλου Τ.Triantafyllia Kadoglou
2. Ν - Ω Καδόγλου Τ.Triantafyllia Kadoglou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
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
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Acquire an understanding of French history. Know and understand the political, social, economical and intellectual developments of French culture and civilization.
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
  • 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)
History and culture of France I. The course studies the history and culture of France from the Middle Ages until the French Revolution. The purpose of this course is to approach both the historical and socio-political context, and all the intellectual achievements, artistic expressions and techno-economic achievements of the French society.
Middle Ages, Renaissance, Scientific Revolution, The Enlightement, French Revolution
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 technology in teaching and learning, power point etc.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
The evaluation of the degree will depend upon either a written test wich will be administered at the end of the semester (duration: 2.5 hours) or a written essay based on a topic addressed in the course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
- 1/ Georges Duby, L'Europe au Moyen Age, Flammarion, 2011. - 2/ Jacques Le Goff, La civilisation de l'Occident medieval, Flammarion, 2008. - 3/ 12. Jacob Burckhardt, La Civilisation de la Renaissance en Italie, Le Livre de Poche, 3 Vol., BookSurge, 2001. - 4/ Ernst Cassirer, La philosophie des Lumieres, Fayard, 1995. - 5/ François Lebrun, Le XVIIème siècle, Armand Colin, 2003. - 6/ Y.M. Berce, Molinier, Peronnet, Le XVIIème siècle. 1620-1740, Hachette, 2005. - 7/ Paul Hazard, Pensée européenne au XVIIIème siècle, Hachette, 2006. - 8/ Paul Hazard, La Crise de la conscience européenne , 1680-1715, Lgf, 1994. - 9/ Michel Denis, Noël Blayau, Le XVIIIème siècle, Armand Colin, 2004. - 10/ Anne Conchon, Frédérique Leferme-Falguières, Le XVIIIème siècle 1740-1820, Hachette Progrès, 2011. - 11/ Pierre Bezbakh, Petit Larousse de l'histoire de France, Larousse, 2011. - 12/ René Rémond, Introduction à l'histoire de notre temps. L'Ancien régime et la revolution. 1750-1815, t. 1, Points, 2001. 13/ Georges Duby, Histoire de la France. Des origi nes à nos jours, Paris, Larousse, 2011.
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