Iconoclasm: History - Art

Course Information
TitleΕικονομαχία:Ιστορία και Τέχνη / Iconoclasm: History - Art
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEvangelia Amoiridou
Course ID60005608

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID

Class Schedule

HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΔευτέρα 16:00 έως 19:00
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
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)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: -Classify and describe ecclesiastical problems from iconoclasm. -Analyze the factors that created that major ecclesiastical and social problem -Approache critically the new ecclesiastical problems from iconoclasm in everyday life -Evaluate given interpretations of the causes of iconoclasm -Shape their own view on the art in the iconoclastic era -Value the historical research importance within the theological scientific context
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
A historical event with extensions in art as well. How the dispute over the images manifested itself.Sources. Councils were held during it. Problems arose in the body of the Church and how these affected the relations of the Church of Constantinople with the other Churches. The effects of Iconoclasm on the ecclesiastical art of the period. The literature of the period. The new martyrs.
Holy Images, theologie, iconoclasm, councils, art
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Video-projector, internet
Course Organization
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments110.4
Student Assessment
Writing Paper. Presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1.Φάκελος Βιβλιογραφίας 2.Ch. Delvoye, Βυζαντινή Τέχνη, εκδόσεις Παπαδήμα, Αθήνα 2003. 3.Ιωάννα Στουφή-Πουλημένου, Χριστιανική και Βυζαντινή Αρχαιολογία και Τέχνη, εκδόσεις Παρρησία, Αθήνα, 2011. 4.J. Lowden, Πρώιμη Χριστιανική και Βυζαντινή Τέχνη, εκδόσεις Καστανιώτη, Αθήνα, 1999. 5.R. Cormack, Byzantine Art, εκδόσεις Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000. 6.A. Bryer - J. Herrin (επιμ.), Iconoclasm, Birmingham, 1977. 7.Μ. Χατζηδάκης,"Η μεσοβυζαντινή Τέχνη", Ιστορία του Ελληνικού Έθνους, τόμ. Η΄, Αθήνα. 8.Χ. Μαυροπούλου-Τσιούμη, Βυζαντινή Θεσσαλονίκη, εκδόσεις Ρέκος, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1996. 9.Ε.Κουρκουτίδου-Νικολαΐδου, Περίπατοι στη Βυζαντινή Θεσσαλονίκη, εκδόσεις Καπόν, Αθήνα, 1997.
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