Students would be expected to get familiar with the vernacular medieval Greek literature and its transmission, the question about the author etc. They would be trained in the linguistic analysis, tanslation and commentary on these texts and they would also understand the research problems related to this genre.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course examines the Ptochoprodromica, with special emphasis to linguistic problems, the authorship of the texts, different versions etc.
Vernacular Byzantine poetry, poetry of the 12th century, Ptochoprodromos, Theodoros Prodromos