SEMINAR IN HISTORY SPECIALIZATION: BYZANTINE HISTORY

Course Information
TitleΦΡΟΝΤΙΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΣΗΣ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ: ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ / SEMINAR IN HISTORY SPECIALIZATION: BYZANTINE HISTORY
CodeΙΒΥ901
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600019244

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2020-2021

Registered students: 21
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ISTORIASYPOCΗREŌTIKO EIDIKEUSĪS FRONTISTĪRIOWinter/Spring-7

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600244051
SectionInstructors
1. ΓΚΟΥΤΖΙΟΥΚΩΣΤΑΣAndreas Gkoutzioukostas
2. ΤΑΚΙΡΤΑΚΟΓΛΟΥKonstantinos Takirtakoglou
3. ΧΑΤΖΗΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥElissavet Chatziantoniou
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΒΥ151 INTRODUCTION TO BYZANTINE HISTORY
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to • become familiar with the modern methodologies of serious academic research • develop research skills through the use of various auxiliary disciplines (e.g. Sigillography, Epigraphy, Diplomatics, Prosopography, Historical Geography) • become familiar with the various kinds of sources (not only Greek ones) • practice criticism of sources (not only literary ones) • learn to distinguish between the different kinds of academic (written) work (not only in Greek and English language) • learn to compose and to present written assignments systematically according certain rules) • become familiar with the academic ethics of scholarly writing (no plagianism!; mention the used bibliography) • to shape a plan for teaching • to reflect upon teaching methods (of their own and others’) already for the presentation of your results
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The sources of history and criticism of charters. Critical use of the different genres of historical sources (not only literary sources in Greek language), taking in to account their partiality prejudice, lack of control of official announcements, respect to ruling persons or even flattery, second-hand-information etc. Discern the weakness of some editions of special sources and still more of modern research based on that. Information about digital sources and bibliography. Training in the new methodologies and a coherent reference system avoiding any kind of plagiarism. Recognize progressive or erroneous hypothesis in modern bibliography Composing and presentation methods. Bibliography and reference systems. Visits to the Centre for Byzantine Research, Society for Macedonian Studies, Museum of Byzantine Culture.
Keywords
Sources, auxiliary sciences, sigillography, charters, legislation, historical geography, prosopography, bibliography, composition, historical methodologies, criticism, plagiarism
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Reading Assigment100
Internship10
Written assigments35
Total145
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation takes into account: - active and consistent participation during lessons (meaningful attendance, active involvement in discussion posing and answering questions, commenting) - attendance during the collaboration hours with the teacher - the student's performance during the oral presentation of their work - the quality of the written essay (use of adequate bibliography, sufficient documentation and consistent system of references, coherent text structure, correct expression without syntactic and grammatical errors). Greater weight is given to the quality of the written essay submitted.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
α. Βυζάντιο. Ιστορία και πολιτισμός. Ερευνητικά πορίσματα, τόμος Ζ΄, επιμ. Τηλέμαχος Κ. Λουγγής, Θεσσαλονίκη 2022. β. Βυζάντιο. Ιστορία και πολιτισμός, τόμος Α΄, επιμ. Τηλέμαχος Κ. Λουγγής, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014.
Additional bibliography for study
Ο βυζαντινός κόσμος. Α. Η ανατολική Ρωμαική Αυτοκρατορία (330-641), επιμ. C. Morrisson. Β. Η ανατολική Ρωμαική Αυτοκρατορία (641-1204), επιμ. J.-Cl. Cheynet. Αθήνα 2007, 2011 Δ. Ι. Χρηστίδης, Παραθεμάτων παρανοήσεις και κατανοήσεις. Θεσσαλονίκη 1996 The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium. Oxford – New York 1991 The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies. Oxford 2009 F. Daim (ed.), Byzanz. Historisch-kulturwissenschaftliches Handbuch (Der Neue Pauly. Supplemente 11). Stuttgart 2016
Last Update
09-11-2023