Sources of the Church History of Greece.

Course Information
TitleΠηγές της Εκκλησιαστικής Ιστορίας της Ελλάδος. / Sources of the Church History of Greece.
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSymeon Paschalidis
Course ID600012942

Programme of Study: Elláda: Ekklīsiastikī Istoría kai Politismós.

Registered students: 68
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-7.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Through the teaching of the course, students will be able to make use of the resources available to the Church of Greece. They will be informed about the course of the Greek Church during the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, and will know about its relationship with the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the other Churches.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course follows, through the sources, the course of the Church of Greece, from the proclamation of its autocephalous, to the present day. 1. The spread of Christianity in Greece according to the Acts of the Apostles 2. The letters of the Apostle Paul to the Thessalonians and the Corinthians 3. Martyrs and Saints of Greece during the Roman period 4. The sources of the Church of Greece during the Byzantine period 5. The sources of the Church of Greece during the period of Ottoman domination 6. Declaration of the autocephalous of 1833. Sources 7. Proclamation of the canonical autocephalous of 1850. Sources 8. The annexation of the Ionian Islands to the Church of Greece. Sources 9. The annexation of Thessaly and part of Εpιrus to the Church of Greece. Sources 10. The Chartes of the Church of Greece 11. The Church of Greece during the dictatorship. Sources. 12. The restoration of order in the Church of Greece 13. Relations between the Church of Greece and the State in our time
Church of Greece, Apostle Paul, Charter Maps, Autocephalous, Ecumenical Patriarchate, New Countries
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Courses take place using Powerpoint.
Student Assessment
Planning of work (60%) and written examination (40%). Participation in class is counted positively.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Δεν παρέχεται κάποιο εγχειρίδιο.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Χριστοφιλοπούλου Αικ., Βυζαντινής Ιστορία, τομ. Α, Β1, β2, εκδ, Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1996-1998. 2. G. Dagron, Η γέννηση μιας πρωτεύουσας: Η Κωνσταντινούπολη και οι θεσμοί της από το 330 ως το 451, εκδ. Μορφωτικό Ίδρυμα Εθνικής Τραπέζης, Αθήνα 2000. 3.Γεννάδιος μητροπολίτης Ηλιουπόλεως και Θείρων, Ιστορία του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου, τ. 1, εκδ. Κυριακίδης, Θεσσαλονίκη 2001. 4. Καραγιαννόπουλος Ιω., Ιστορία Βυζαντινού Κράτους, τομ. Α-Γ, εκδ. Βάνιας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1993-1999 5. Καραγιαννόπουλος Ιω., Πηγαί της Βυζαντινής Ιστορίας, εκδ. Πουρναράς, Θεσσαλονίκη 1987. 6. MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, London 2010. 7. Mango C., Βυζάντιο: Η αυτοκρατορία της νέας Ρώμης, εκδ. Μορφωτικό Ίδρυμα Εθνικής Τραπέζης, Αθήνα 1988. 8. Μάξιμος μητρ. Σάρδεων, Το Οικουμενικόν Πατριαρχείον εν τη Ορθοδόξω Εκκλησία, εκδ. Πατριαρχικού Ιδρύματος Πατερικών Μελετών, Θεσσαλονίκη 1972. 9. Norwich J.J., Σύντομη Ιστορία του Βυζαντίου, εκδ. Γκοβόστη, Αθήνα 1999. 10. Ostrogorsky G., Ιστορία του βυζαντινού κράτους, εκδ. Σ. Δ. Βασιλόπουλος Σ. Δ., τ. 1-3, Αθήνα 2001. 11. Πατούρα-Σπανού, Σοφία Χριστιανισμός και Παγκοσμιότητα στο πρώιμο Βυζάντιο. Από τη θεωρία στην Πράξη, εκδ. Εθνικού Ιδρύματος Ερευνών, Αθήνα 2008. 12. Φειδάς Βλάσιος, Εκκλησιαστική Ιστορία, τ. Α-Γ, Αθήνα 2002-2104. 12. Σταυρίδης Βασίλειος, Ιστορία του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου (1453-σήμερον), τ. 1 και 2, εκδ. Κυριακίδης, Θεσσαλονίκη 1999 και 2004.
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