Course Information
TitleΟΜΗΡΙΚΟ ΕΠΟΣ / HOMERIC EPIC
CodeΑΕΦ102
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPhilology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280000571

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 560
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600149335
SectionInstructors
1. ΠΛΑΣΤΗΡΑ-ΒΑΛΚΑΝΟΥ (Σ-Ω)Maria Plastira-Valkanou
2. ΤΖΙΦΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ Ι. (Α-Ζ)Ioannis Tzifopoulos
3. ΡΕΓΚΑΚΟΣ Α.(ΜΕ-Ρ)Antonios Regkakos
4. ΤΣΑΓΓΑΛΗΣ (Η-ΜΑ)Christos Tsangalis
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
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)
Learning Outcomes
(a) to acquaint students with Homeric poetry against the background of archaic poetry and the poetry composed in the Near East. (b) to familiarize students with the central issues examined by Homeric Scholarship. (c) to enable students to read the Homeric epics from the original and to practice on issues of linguistic analysis and interpretive approach.
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course offers and introduction to Homer through the study of specific books from the Iliad and the Odyssey in the original language. The introduction deals with important issues of Homeric scholarship, such as the composition of the epics, the Homeric question, the historicity of the epics, orality, structure etc. Emphasis is also placed on questions of Homeric language as well as on the interpretation of the epics according the various approaches of modern Homeric research. a) to familiarize the students with homeric poetry in the archaic age and its relation to the poetry of the Near East b)to familiarize the students with the basic questions of homeric scholarship c) to study the Homeric epics in their original language and exercise themselves in matters of dialect, language and philological interpretation
Keywords
Homeric epos, questions of Homeric scholarship, Homeric language, interpretation of the epos based on modern homeric research
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Lectures421.5
Exams983.5
Total1405
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
23-01-2017