Byzantine and post-Byzantine Peinture in Mount Athos. Monumental sets and icons

Course Information
TitleΒυζαντινή και Μεταβυζαντινή ζωγραφική στο Άγιο Όρος: μνημειακά σύνολα και εικόνες / Byzantine and post-Byzantine Peinture in Mount Athos. Monumental sets and icons
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAthanasios Semoglou
Course ID600015058

Programme of Study: Studies in History, Spirituality, Art and Musical Tradition of Mount Athos

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OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
History and Art of Mount AthosElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization2110
Theology and Spiritual life of Mount AthosElective Courses2110
Musical Tradition and the Art of Singing of Mount AthosElective Courses2110

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Required Courses
  • ΥΑΟ01 Key milestones in the History, the Archaeology and the Art of Mount Athos
General Prerequisites
To be familiar with terms of Byzantine architecture and painting as well as with the periodisation of Byzantine art.
Learning Outcomes
- they will be able to understand the logic of the iconographic programs of the athonite Catholica - To read the axonometric plans of programs -To have a complete picture of athonite painting (monumental, icons and manuscripts) - To recognize the different phases of painting
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
literature and art in the classroom
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.8
Written assigments1204.8
Student Assessment
Oral presentation of their proiects with power point and evaluation of their written work
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Additional bibliography for study
-Καλομοιράκης, Δ.. Ερμηνευτικές παρατηρήσεις στο εικονογραφικό πρόγραμμα του Πρωτάτου. Δελτίον της Χριστιανικής Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας, 15, 197-220 -Σέμογλου Α., Η τέχνη του Αγίου Όρους κατά τον 15ο και 16ο αιώνα, Mont Athos aux XVe et XVIe siècles. De la crise à la Renaissance, Θεσσαλονίκη 2011, σ. 171-249. -Σέμογλου Α., Οι αθωνικοί χοροί, χώροι δογματικών διατυπώσεων: Νέοι εικονογραφικοί χειρισμοί κατά τον 16ο αιώνα και το ερμηνευτικό τους περιεχόμενο, Πρακτικά συνεδρίου, Το Άγιον Όρος στον 15ο και 16ο αιώνα, Θεσσαλονίκη 25-27 Νοεμβρίου 2011, Θεσσαλονίκη 2012, σ. 345-365 -Semoglou A, Mosaic Icons on and from Mount Athos, Афон–Светоч Православия: Взаимодействие культур. Материалы Международной конференции. 5–7 октября 2016 г., Институт имени И.Е.Репина. СПб., 2017, σ. 244-258. -Τουτός Ν. - Φουστέρης Γ., Ευρετήριο της μνημειακής ζωγραφικής του Αγίου Όρους, 10ος-17ος αί., Αθήνα 2010. -Τσιγαρίδας Ε. Ν., Τα ψηφιδωτά και οι βυζαντινές τοιχογραφίες, Ιερά Μεγίστη μονή Βατοπαιδίου, παράδοση-ιστορία-τέχνη, Άγιον Όρος 1996.
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