Liturgics I: Introduction and Aesthetics of Worship

Course Information
TitleΛειτουργική Ι: Εισαγωγή και Αισθητική της Λατρείας / Liturgics I: Introduction and Aesthetics of Worship
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTryfon Tsompanis
Course ID600018254

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 226
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims to introduce the students to liturgical studies and initiate them into the wealth and aesthetics of the orthodox Worship. 1. General introduction to the orthodox Worship. 2. Brief history of the orthodox Worship. 3. The Christian church - liturgical and aesthetic vision. 4. The liturgical vessels. 5. The sacred vestments. 6. The liturgical books. 7. Services of day and night – liturgical terminology. 8. The Divine Liturgy of the speech. 9. The Divine Liturgy of the faithful. 10. The aesthetics of the Divine Liturgy. 11. Order in the Divine Liturgy. 12. The aesthetics of the liturgical speech. 13. Tradition and revision of the liturgical arts.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Communications through e-mails
Course Organization
Reading Assigment351.4
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τρύφωνος Τσομπάνης, Ευτάκτως και ομοτίμως, εκδ. ΜΥΓΔΟΝΙΑ, Θεσσαλονίκη. Σημειώσεις (διαθέσιμες στην πλατοφόρμα του e-learning)
Additional bibliography for study
Ιωάννης Φουντούλης, Λειτουργική Α´, Θεσσαλονίκη 1993.
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