Qur’an and Commentaries V

Course Information
TitleΚοράνιο και Ερμηνείες V (εμβάθυνση) / Qur’an and Commentaries V
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMarina anna Pyrovolaki
Course ID600012650

Programme of Study: PPS Tm. THeologías - Eisagōgikī Kateýthynsī Mousoulmanikṓn Spoudṓn (EKMS 2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 57
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course535

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID

Class Schedule

FloorFloor 3
HallΑΙΘΟΥΣΑ Δ (100)
CalendarWednesday 14:00 to 17:00
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • Arabic
Required Courses
  • Υ202 Qur’an and Commentaries II (Classical Tafsir)
  • Υ302 Qur’an and Commentaries III (Contemporary Tafsir)
  • Υ401 Qur’an and Commentaries IV (Contemporary Tafsir)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students are able to: -read with fluency and only a few errors a selection of passages from the Qurannic text who have been taught in class -translate the Quranic passages understanding the greatest part of the grammatical and syntactical features - feel at ease with the challenges of studying the text in an academic environment and in groups of interfaith composition -compare classical and post-classical exegetical texts with those of the modern period -be sensitive to the political and social implications of the study and use of the Quranic exegesis in everyday life -take a stance in some of the contemporary questions on the study of the Quran and its exegesis -Respect the Other
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Students deepen their knowledge into the study of the Qur'an and its exegetical texts (al-tafāsīr) and the evolution of the study and theological identity of the Qur'anic text and the exegetical tradition from the classical to the modern period. The approach is sometimes thematic and sometimes focuses on technical issues such as the history of Qur'anic manuscripts. The ultimate goal of the course remains to provide students with the most comprehensive and meaningful understanding of the Qur'anic traditions.
Quran and Interpretations
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use PowerPoint during lectures and emails to communicate with students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Exams (written, oral), or writing of papers. The degree of participation of the students in the class during the lectures of the Semester included in their final evaluation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Εκπαιδευτικά υλικά που παρέχονται μέσω του e-learning 4. ROBERT G. HOYLAND, Η ΑΡΑΒΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΟΙ ΑΡΑΒΕΣ, 2009, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΒΙΒΛΙΟΠΟΛΙΣ ΑΕΒΕ
Additional bibliography for study
Το Ιερό Κοράνιο και μετάφραση των εννοιών του στην ελληνική γλώσσα, Εκδόσεις Ιωάννη Λάτση, 1418/1997, επιμέλεια Δρ. Χαλήλ Τζιχάντ, υπό την αιγίδα του Συγκροτήματος του Βασιλιά Φαχντ για την εκτύπωση του Κορανίου
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