Interpretation of the historical books of the old Testament from the Septuagint Text

Course Information
TitleΕρμηνεία ιστορικών βιβλίων της Παλαιάς Διαθήκης / Interpretation of the historical books of the old Testament from the Septuagint Text
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Mourtzios
Course ID60000263

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course323

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
to read the text of ΟΤ critically to understand the context of the historical framework of the historical books to interpret the texts by making the necessary references to modern reality to know the critical text and to use the relevant biblical terminology
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course approaches the the Old Testament based on the interpretive tradition of the Orthodox Church and the findings of modern biblical science. In particular, through the analysis of biblical passages, are examined issues such as the origin of the universe, the appearance of evil in the world, the role of God in the history of mankind, man's relationship with God, the dispersion of humanity on earth, the beginning of sacred history, etc.
Bible, OT, Hermeneutics, historical books
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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 ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments80.3
Student Assessment
Formative written essay and oral or written final exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1α. Μ. Κωνσταντίνου, Ρήμα Κυρίου Κραταιόν, Αφηγηματικά κείμενα, από την Παλαιά Διαθήκη, εκδόσεις Πουρναράς, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. 1β. W. Dietrich (μετ. I. Μούρτζιος), Πρώτες φάσεις της βασιλείας στον Βιβλικό Ισραήλ, εκδόσεις Πουρναράς, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004. 2. Στ. Καλαντζάκης, Ερμηνεία περικοπών της Παλαιάς Διαθήκης, εκδόσεις Πουρναράς, Θεσσαλονίκη 1999.
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