The students will be familiar with and will be sufficiently aware of the evolution of the ecclesiastical literature of the Slavs and particularly the Orthodox Slavs from the 10th to the 15th century.
They will be able to distinguish the most important scholars of the Slavic world of this period and understand the influence exerted in the spiritual life of the Slavic world with which they will also be sufficiently familiar.
Finally, students will prepare and publicly present synthetic essays through which will they will be exercised in the stufy and use of sources and literature.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The students of the II Semester have the opportunity to contact the ecclesiastical literature and few other issues concerning various aspects of the spiritual life of the Slavic people – primarily the Orthodox – in the period that followed their Christianization and reaches up to the 15th century. At that time the gradual intellectual emancipation of the Slavic people is reflected in their Church literature.