Course Information
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600020113

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

Registered students: 135
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. ΑΛΑΓΚΙΟΖΙΔΟΥ (ΑΓΓ-ΔΟΥΛ, Δευτέρα 8:30-11:00)Sofia Alagkiozidou
2. ΑΛΑΓΚΙΟΖΙΔΟΥ (ΜΠΑΛ-ΠΟΛΛ, Τετάρτη 8:30-11:00)Sofia Alagkiozidou
3. ΚΑΛΛΙΝΗΣ (ΕΜΜ-ΚΟΚ, Δευτέρα 8:30-11:00)Georgios Kallinis
4. ΚΑΛΛΙΝΗΣ (ΠΟΥ-ΨΑ, Τετάρτη 8:30-11:00)Georgios Kallinis
5. ΜΑΝΔΑΛΑΚΗ (ΚΟΛ-ΜΠΑΚ, Δευτέρα 8:30-11:00)Aikaterini Mandalaki
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to realise the ways history is written (historical discourse) and to became familiar with the attic, medieval and learned greek language (5th B.C. - 19th A.D).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. History of the (ancient greek) language and language of history (Lucian, Procopius, Anna Komnena, Critobulus, K. Paparrigopoulos). Speech Genres. 2. Historiographical and fictional narration. Herodotus. Direct and indirect speech. 3. Descripition in historiography. Herodotus. Antithesis. 4. Explanation in Historiography. Herodotus. Numerals. 5. Narrator and characters in war narratives. Thucydides. Sense and thinking Verbs. 6. Types and structure of description. Arrian. Adjectives. 7. Explanation and the narratee. Polybius. Interrogative and cause clauses. 8. Personal testimony and history. J. Kaminiates. Pronouns. 9. Ekphrasis of works of art. Procopius. Etymology and meaning: Vision, seeing and beauty. 10.Types of explanation. Sp. Trikoupes. Etymology and meaning: Nation. 11.Autobiographical narration and history. J. Kapodistria. Prepositional modifiers. 12. Medieval portraits. Psellos, Komnena. Etymology and meaning: Physis and techne. 13. Explanation of human acts. K. Paparrigopoulos. Voices.
narration, description, explanation, historiography, ancient greek language, atticism, medieval greek language, katharevousa
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
ppt elearning
Course Organization
Reading Assigment82.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Lesky Albin, Ιστορία της αρχαίας ελληνικής λογοτεχνίας Montanari Franco, Ιστορία της αρχαίας ελληνικής λογοτεχνίας
Additional bibliography for study
Ανδριώτης Ν., Ιστορία της ελληνικής γλώσσας, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1992. Adam J. M., Τα κείμενα. Τύποι και πρότυπα, μτφρ. Γ. Παρίσης, Αθήνα, Πατάκης, 1999. Γλύκατζη-Αρβελέρ Ελ., «Βυζάντιο», Ιστορία της ελληνικής γλώσσας, Αθήνα, ΜΙΕΤ, 2010. Καλλίνης Γ., Εγχειρίδιο αφηγηματολογίας, Αθήνα, Μεταίχμιο, 2005. Carr E. H., Τι είναι ιστορία;, μτφρ. Α. Παππάς, Αθήνα, Πατάκης, 2015. Κοπιδάκης Μ. Ζ., «Ελληνική Κοινή», Ιστορία της Ελληνικής Γλώσσας, Αθήνα, ΜΙΕΤ, 2010. Μαρωνίτης Δ. Ν., Ηρόδοτος. Οκτώ νουβέλες και τέσσερα ανέκδοτα, Αθήνα, Άγρα, 2009. Browing Robert, Η ελληνική γλώσσα, μεσαιωνική και νέα, μτφρ. Δ. Σωτηρόπουλος, Παπαδήμας, 1988. Ricoeur P., Η αφηγηματική λειτουργία, μτφρ. Β. Αθανασόπουλος, Αθήνα, Καρδαμίτσα, 1990. Romilly J. de, Ιστορία και λόγος στον Θουκυδίδη, μτφρ. Ελ. Κακριδή, Αθήνα, ΜΙΕΤ, 1988. Συμεωνίδης Χ. Π., «Μετά την άλωση», Ιστορία της ελληνικής γλώσσας, Αθήνα, ΜΙΕΤ, 2010. Χριστίδης Φ.Α, Ιστορία της αρχαίας ελληνικής γλώσσας, Θεσσαλονίκη, ΙΝΣ, 2005. Adrados F. R., A History of the Greek Language, Brill, 2005. Atkinson R. F., «Explanation in History», Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 72 (1971 – 1972) 241-256. Aurell Jaume and G. Davis Rocio, «History and Autobiography: The Logics of a Convergence», Life Writing, 16.4 (2019) 503-511. Donagan A., «Explanation in History», Mind, 262 (1967) 145-164. Forguson L., «Autobiography as History», University of Toronto Quarterly, 49 (1980) 139-155. Gardiner P., The nature of historical explanation, Greenwood Press, 1952. Horrocks Geoffrey, Greek. A History of the Language and its Speakers, Wiley – Blackwell, 2010. Megill Allan, «Recounting the Past: "Description," Explanation, and Narrative in Historiography», The American Historical Review, 94.3 (Ιούν. 1989) 627-653. Sandis Constantine, «The Explanation of Action in History», Essays in Philosophy, 7.2 (2006). Tlusty Jan, «Narrative Between History and Fiction», Revue belge de philologie et d’histoire, 95.3 (2017) 549-560. White H., The Content of the Form. Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation, John Hopkins University, 1987. Zeitlin F., «Figure: Ekphrasis», Greece and Rome, 60.1 (2013) 17-31.
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