Course Information
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280004480

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2015-2019

Registered students: 83
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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 (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Modern History of the Greeks of Anatolia The objective of the Course is to study the History of the Greeks of Anatolia beginning from the Fall of Constantinople to the early 20th century. Topics to be examined: the economic and political emergence and development of the Asia Minor Hellenism, the historical similarities and dissimilarities/differences between Ionia, Pontus and Cappadocia, the Rum millet during the Tanzimat Reforms, the European Great Powers’ penetration into the Asia Minor, the Young Turks Movement and the minorities’ fate in the Ottoman Empire, the relations between the Greeks and the other ethnic groups/minorities of the Ottoman Empire. 1st week Introduction, Topics, Course Objectives. Information about the students’ duties, course outline and exams. Optional essay grading. Reference to the importance of the relevant sources and the most significant Archives inland and abroad. Historical Approach. 2nd week Particularities and differences between Ionia, Pontus and Cappadocia. Geomorphology. Traffic networks 3rd week People. Demographic evolution 4th week The Greek Orthodox communities of Asia Minor west coast and Smyrna 5th week The Greek Orthodox communities of the inland parts of Asia Minor. Special reference to Cappadocia 6th week Pontus and its most important cities 7th week The Reforms (Tanzimat) and the Rum millet 8th week The metropolitan centers-communities. The Community Regulations. The paradigm of Smyrna 9th week The Rum millet/ “The Unredeemed Greeks” and the independent Greek State 10th week Parallel lives of Christians and Muslim-non Turkish people inside the Ottoman Empire 11th week European presence and penetration into the Asia Minor 12th week The Rum millet and the Young Turks Movement. The Consequences of Balkan Wars and World War I on the Greeks of the East (Anatolia) 13th week The End of the Greek presence in Asia Minor (1922). Greece and her Refugees
Asia Minor, Asia Minor Hellenism, Greeks of Anatolia, Ottoman Empire, Rum millet
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • visits to Archives-Libraries
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of PC for Teaching Use of communication technology (e-mail and website)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment301
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities150.5
Written assigments150.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • map (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ιάκ. Μιχαηλίδης, Μικρασιατική Καταστροφή, Σειρά: Μικρές Εισαγωγές, εκδόσεις Παπαδόπουλος, Αθήνα 2018.
Additional bibliography for study
Παντ. Μ. Κοντογιάννης, Η ελληνικότης των νομών Προύσσης και Σμύρνης, Αθήνα 1919. Παντ. Μ. Κοντογιάννης, Γεωγραφία της Μ. Ασίας, Σύλλογος προς Διάδοσιν Ωφελίμων Βιβλίων, Αθήνα 1921 (α΄ ανατύπωση 1995). Ευαγγ. Μπαλτά – Ματ. Κουρουπού, Περιφέρεια Προκοπίου. Ελληνορθόδοξες Κοινότητες της Καππαδοκίας: Πηγές στα Γενικά Αρχεία του Κράτους και στο Κέντρο Μικρασιατικών Σπουδών, έκδ. Κέντρο Μικρασιατικών Σπουδών, Αθήνα 2001. Άρτ. Ξανθοπούλου-Κυριακού – Ευρ. Γεωργανόπουλος – Κυρ. Χατζηκυριακίδης, Οι Έλληνες του Πόντου και η Οθωμανική Αυτοκρατορία (1461-1923), Αρχείον Πόντου – Παράρτημα 36, Επιτροπή Ποντιακών Μελετών, Αθήνα 2015. Κέντρο Μικρασιατικών Σπουδών, Η Έξοδος, τ. 1-5, Αθήνα 1980-2016. Λοιπές εκδόσεις και Αρχείο Μαρτυριών Κέντρου Μικρασιατικών Σπουδών . Σία Αναγνωστοπούλου, Μικρά Ασία 19ος αιώνας – 1919. Οι Ελληνορθόδοξες Κοινότητες – Από το Μιλλέτ των Ρωμιών στο Ελληνικό Έθνος, εκδ. Πεδίο, Αθήνα 2013. Κυριάκος Στ. Χατζηκυριακίδης, Το Ελντοράντο της Ανατολής. Η διείσδυση των ευρωπαϊικών εταιρειών στα μεταλλεία της Μ. Ασίας (1861-1923), Θεσσαλονίκη 2008. Charles Issawi, The economic history of Turkey 1800-1914, Σικάγο, Λονδίνο 1980. Üner Α. Turgay, “Trade and Merchants in Nineteenth-Century Trabzon: Elements of Ethnic Conflict”, Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire, ed. Benjamin Braude and Bernard Lewis, τ. 1, Λονδίνο 1982, σ. 287-318. Fuat Dundar, Ο Κώδικας της Σύγχρονης Τουρκίας. Η Μηχανική των Εθνοτήτων της «Ένωσης και Προόδου» (1913-1918), Ν. Ουζούνογλου κ.ά. (μτφρ.-επιμ.), Αθήνα 2014
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