Course Information
TitleΜεταβυζανινή επιστολογραφία / Post-Byzantine Epistolography
CodeΘ335
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAnna Karamanidou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600018262

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600149651
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of this course, the students will be able to: - understand the genre of epistolography which was developed during the Post- Byzantine years. - discern the character (life, work, and teaching) of the authors. - extract information about the modes of travel, about the bearers of the epistles, and about the training, interests, mentality, and psychology of the authors. - comment on basic historical matters of their everyday life, as well as on factual and linguistic matters. - and gain insight into the hermeneutical and theological approach of the concepts of the secular expressions of the epistles.
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of this course is for the students to acquire more specialised knowledge about the epistolographical texts (structure and subject matter) and about the epistle writers of the Post-Byzantine period (17 th -18 th century). 1. Epistolography as a secretarial genre. 2. Manuals of epistography. 3. Epistolary collections of the 17th century. Presentation of contemporary publications 4. Theophilos Corydalleus: His epistolographical work. A reading of notable examples from his epistles and commentary on Ancient Greek references. 5. Nektarios of Jerusalem: His epistolography (1650-1672). 6. Nektarios of Jerusalem: A reading of notable examples from his epistles and commentary on theological, Ancient Greek, and Scriptural references. 7. Nektarios of Jerusalem: A reading of notable examples from his epistles and commentary on theological, Ancient Greek, and Scriptural references. 8. Evgenios Giannoulis as a transmitter/successor of the Byzantine epistolography letter writers. 9. Anastasios Gordios: Content and use of his epistles. 10. Anastasios Gordios: A reading of notable examples from his epistles and commentary on theological, Ancient Greek, and Scriptural references. 11. Francis Skouphos, presentation of their epistolography. 12. Presentation of papers. 13. Presentation of papers.
Keywords
epistolography, Nektarios, Germanos Lokros, Nikon, codes
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Seminars60.2
Reading Assigment391.6
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities60.2
Written assigments80.3
Exams20.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Undertaking and preparation of exercises (20%) and written examination (80%). Course participation is positively measured.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Άννα Καραμανίδου, Νεκταρίου Πατριάρχου Ιεροσολύμων Επιστολές (1650-1672), εκδ. Μπαρμπουνάκη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2019
Additional bibliography for study
Καρανάσιος - Κόλια (εκδ.) Αναστάσιος Γόρδιος. Αλληλογραφία (1675-1728), τόμ. Α΄- Β΄, [Ακαδημία Αθηνών, ΚΕΜΝΕ], Αθήνα 2011. Manussacas - Lassithiotakis, François Scouphos Ο Γραμματοφόρος (Le courrier). Edition critique du recueil de ses lettres avec introduction, commentaire et répertoires, [Académie d' Athènes. Centre des Recherches Médiévales et Néo-Helléniques], Athènes 1998.
Last Update
19-02-2020