Ecclesiastical History Ι

Course Information
TitleΕκκλησιαστική Ιστορία Ι / Ecclesiastical History Ι
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Papazis
Course ID600019393

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 225
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: -Analyze the organization and administration development stages of the Church -Identify the factors that led to the disintegration of the Christian world -Approach critically the efforts made to restore the unity of the Church -Exercise the methodology of using historical sources -Develop analytical and critical thinking
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the literary genre of Church History and its sources.The outline of the time in which Christianity appears. Examination of the reasons why Christianity was considered as a religio illicita in the Roman Empire, which was the legal basis for its persecution.Given the historical outline of the persecutions and the problems created in the Church because of them. Ecumenical Councils. Iconoclasm. Schisms. Brief presentation of the Church of Constantinople in the 1st millenium.
Church, persecutions, Heresies, Schisms, Ecumenical Councils, iconoclasm.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Video projector - Internet
Course Organization
Reading Assigment953.8
Student Assessment
Written exam at the end of semester. Written and oral exam for foreigner students. Written assignment.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ευαγγελία Αμοιρίδου, Πτυχές από την ιστορία της αδιαίρετης Εκκλησίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2012.
Additional bibliography for study
Ιω. Αναστασίου, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία, τόμ. πρώτος, Θεσσαλονίκη, εκδ. "Επίκεντρο". Απ. Γλαβίνα, Ιστορία της Εκκλησίας, τεύχ. Α΄, Θεσσαλονίκη 2005. Βλασ. Φειδά, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία Α΄, Αθήνα 2002.Βλασ. Φειδά, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία Β’, Αθήνα 2002. Δ. Μόσχου, Συνοπτική Ιστορία της Χριστιανικής Εκκλησίας Α΄, εκδ. Ακρίτα, Αθήνα 2009. Δ. Μόσχου, Συνοπτική Ιστορία της Χριστιανικής Εκκλησίας Β΄, εκδ. Ακρίτα,Αθήνα 2009. Βασ. Κουκουσάς - Διον. Βαλαής, Θέματα Εκκλησιαστικής Ιστορίας, Α΄, Θεσ/νίκη 2011.Βασ. Στεφανίδη, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία. Απ' αρχής μέχρι σήμερον. Αθήναι 1998 [1959].Δ. Γόνη, Ιστορία των Ορθοδόξων Εκκλησιών Βουλγαρίας και Σερβίας, εκδ. Αρμός, Αθήνα 2001. Βλασ. Φειδά, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία της Ρωσίας, εκδ. Αποστολικής Διακονίας της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος, Αθήνα 2006.Γεωργ. Φλωροφσκυ, Θέματα Εκκλησιαστικής Ιστορίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1979. Αποστ. Κραλίδη, Η αυτοκρατορική λατρεία στην περίοδο της Τετραρχίας (284-324 μ.Χ.), Θεσσαλονίκη 2009. Πανεπιστήμιο της Οξφόρδης, (επιμ. Cyril Mango), Ιστορία του Βυζαντίου, Αθήνα 2006
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