Clacisism and the age of Enlightenment

Course Information
TitleΚλασικισμός και Διαφωτισμός / Clacisism and the age of Enlightenment
Title in FrenchClassicisme et Lumières
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006366

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Attendance and participation with essays during the semester
Learning Outcomes
- Training to the study of the French literature and philosophy from classicism and the enlightenment - Training to the study of the understanding and interpretation of different literary texts
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
We study extracts from representative literary works from classicism and the enlightenment. Special emphasis is given to the socio-philosophical context of the era as well as to the relations that developed between the various art forms.
Literary analysis, French Literature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
Laboratory Work120.5
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments351.4
Student Assessment
Continuous assessment with papers and exercises during the semester, as well as a written 2,5 hour exam at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ρενέ Ντεκάρτ,ο Λόγος Περί της Μεθόδου (Εισαγωγικά σχόλια-Μετάφραση:Πόλυ Μακροπούλου),Θεσσαλονίκη,University Studio Press,2012.
Additional bibliography for study
XVIIe Siècle,Collection littéraire Lagarde et Michard,Bordas XVIIIe Siècle,Collection littéraire Lagarde et Michard,Bordas La littérature française du XVIIIe Siècle,Michel Delon,Pierre Malandain,PUF,1998
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