CULTURE AND EDUCATION IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

Course Information
TitleΠΑΙΔΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ ΣΤΟΝ ΑΡΧΑΙΟ ΚΟΣΜΟ / CULTURE AND EDUCATION IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
CodeΙΑΕ261
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600019222

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

Registered students: 99
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600244052
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΑΕ151 INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT GREEK HISTORY
Learning Outcomes
(a) Familiarization of students with the analysis of sources and the use of literature in the relevant field of knowledge. (b) Applying the interdisciplinary approach to the relevant field of knowledge by selecting sources of a diverse nature. (c) Students' understanding of the nature and organisation of education in the ancient Greek world from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD (d) Students' evaluation of the role of education and culture as decisive factors in strengthening social cohesion and shaping of Greek identity. (e) Practice in written presentation of topics in the field of knowledge. (f)Acquisition of knowledge and skills which will allow them to offer their services in the field of education (teaching of History in secondary education).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The issue of this course is the critical approach to carefully selected educational institutions of the ancient Greco-Roman world from the 8th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D. Upon successful completion of the course, students are expected to a) possess specialized knowledge on the organization and operation of characteristic educational institutions of Greco-Roman antiquity; b) have understood the social and political nature of the construction of knowledge; c) be able to assess the role of education and culture as decisive factors in strengthening social cohesion and shaping of Greek identity. 1. Introductory lesson - The Culture of Education 2. Homer, The Educator of the Greeks 3. The Spartan agoge 4.The "old" education of boys in ancient Athens 5. The "new" Ahenian education:from Protagoras to Isocrates 6. Attic Ephebeia 7. The rites of passage associated with Attic ephebeia 8. The education of females in the ancient Greek world 9. The education of children in the Helenistic world 10. Ephebeia and Higher Education in the Hellenistic world 11. Gymnasium and Greek identity 12. Education during the Roman Empire 13. Conclusions
Keywords
The Culture of Education, Sparta, Athens, Attic Ephebeia, Education of children in the Hellenistic world, Ephebeia and Higher Eduction in the Hellenistic World, Gymnasium and Greek Identity, Roman Empire
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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
Lectures65
Reading Assigment82.5
Exams2.5
Total150
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination: 100 %.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
• B. Legras, Πολιτισμός και εκπαίδευση στον αρχαίο ελληνικό κόσμο. 8ος αιώνας π.Χ. – 4ος αιώνας μ.Χ. (μτφ. Α. Καραστάθη / Πρόλογος: Σπ. Ράσης), Κριτική, Αθήνα 2005.
Additional bibliography for study
• W. Martin Bloomer (ed.), A Companion to Ancient Education, Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World, Malden-Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 2015. • G. Bowersock, Ο Ελληνισμός στην ύστερη αρχαιότητα (μτφ. Μ. Γιόση, επιμ. Α. Φιλιπποπούλου), ΜΙΕΤ, Αθήνα 2000. • L. Casson, Οι βιβλιοθήκες στον αρχαίο κόσμο (μτφ. Α. Φιλιπποπούλου), ΜΙΕΤ, Αθήνα 2006. • J. Evans Grubbs, The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World, Oxford-New York 2013. • E. Α. Hemelrijk, Matrona docta: Educated Women in the Roman Élite from Cornelia to Julia Domna, London – New York 1999. • M. Joyal & I. MacDougall & J. Yardley, Greek and Roman Education: A Sourcebook, London-New York 2009. • J. Lee Too (εκδ.), Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity, Leiden-Boston-Köln 2001. • H.-I. Marrou, Ιστορία της εκπαίδευσης στην Αρχαιότητα. Ο ελληνικός κόσμος, Δαίδαλος. Ι. Ζαχαρόπουλος, Αθήνα 2009. • M. Scholz & M. Horster (εκδ.), Lesen und Schreiben in den römischen Provinzen. Schriftliche Kommunikation im Alltagsleben. Akten des 2. Internationalen Kolloquiums von Ductus – Association international pour l’étude des inscriptions mineures, RGZM Mainz, 15.-17. Juni 2011, Mainz 2015. • R. Thomas, Γραπτός και προφορικός λόγος στην αρχαία Ελλάδα (μτφ. Δ. Κυρτάτας), Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο 20013. • Yun Lee Too (ed.), Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity, Leiden ; Boston ; Koln : Brill, 2001
Last Update
18-11-2023