Spiritual Life and Culture of the Slavs (Early Period)

Course Information
TitleΠνευματικός Βίος και πολιτισμός των Σλάβων (Πρώιμη Περίοδος) (I) / Spiritual Life and Culture of the Slavs (Early Period)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIlias Evangelou
Course ID600015582

Programme of Study: Theology and Culture

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CΗristianikī Grammateía kai IstoríaYE-EMVATHYNSĪS1110
Systīmatikī THeología, Koinōniología kai Spoudī tīs THrīskeíasEE-EMVATHYNSĪS1110
Praktikī THeología kai PaidagōgikīEE-EMVATHYNSĪS1110

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • Bulgarian, Serbian
Learning Outcomes
Students to know the spiritual and cultural life of the Slavic world from the early period of its history and its Christianization to the organization of the first autocephalous Churches. To get in touch with the most important historical phenomena of the period that shaped the identity of the Slavs. Also to know the most important people who played a decisive role during this period and finally get in touch and get to know the relevant literature.
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The students of the I Semester can learn different aspects of the early church literature and spiritual life of the Slavic people – starting from the period of their Christianization and up to the 15th century. The students get to know the ancient monuments of the Slavic written language, dating from this period, which are also the oldest expressions of their culture. At the same time, they are informed about specific issues relating to the history and development of the research of the Slavic world, and about basic literature.
Slavic People, Slaviia Orthodoxa, Spiritual Life of the Slavs, Culture of the Slavs
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
PC, Projector (PowerPoint, Digital Material)
Course Organization
Reading Assigment100
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities11
Written assigments100
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
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