Islamic Art and Architecture in the Middle East and Asia Minor (11th-15th c.)

Course Information
TitleΙσλαμική Τέχνη και Αρχιτεκτονική στον χώρο της Εγγύς Ανατολής και της Μικράς Ασίας (11ος-15ος αι.) / Islamic Art and Architecture in the Middle East and Asia Minor (11th-15th c.)
CodeΑΒΥ 712
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600015958

Programme of Study: PMS stīn Archaiología, Téchnī kai Politismó

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Vyzantinī ArchaiologíaCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
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 (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the accomplishment of the course the students will be familiar with the civilisation and the arts of Islam, from 8th-9th to 16th c.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course, one of the first of its kind in Greek universities, introduces postgraduate students to the study of the culture, art and architecture of the world of Islam, in the Middle East, Sicily and Asia Minor, from the Umayyads and the Abbasids, to the Fatimids, the Seljuk Turks, the Mongols and the Ottomans. At the same time, the diachronic interactions with Byzantine culture are examined.
Islamic art, islamic architecture
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1505
Written assigments1254.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
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