Course Information
TitleΓραπτές Πηγές της Βυζαντινής και Μεσαιωνικής Ιστορίας / Written sources of Byzantine and Medieval History
CodeΙΒΜ 701
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600016017

Programme of Study: Historical Research

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Vyzantinīs kai Mesaiōnikīs Istorías Compulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600156223
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students who attend the course are expected to: analyze the structure of written sources, compare and correlate the data. understand the meaning of the text and historical context, translate and make historical commentary on the text. assess the value of the evidence of the sources practise their skills using the information of the sources for writing a historical essay actively participate in the discussion of scientific problems with the tutor.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The seminar concerns tο acquaint the students with the different kinds of written sources of the medieval world, their classification and the way of their study. The focus is given on the written sources and the distinctive character of each category ( Narrative sources [historical, literary sources], documents, texts of practical meaning [official documents and legal texts, military manuals, etc.]). After presenting the kinds of written sources, the lesson will proceed with ways of reading sources in order to draw out historical information. Week 1.Kinds of written sources Week 2. The distinctive character of each category and ways of reading. Week 3. Relibility of sources, impartiality and objectivity. Week 4. Byzantine sources. Week 5. Byzantine sources. Week 6. Byzantine sources. Week 7. Byzantine sources. Week 8. Byzantine sources. Week 9. Western Medieval sources Week 10.Western Medieval sources Week 11.Slavic Medieval sources Week 12. Slavic Medieval sources Week 13. Oral presentation of brief reports by the students.
Keywords
Written sources, Narrative sources (historical, literary sources), deeds, texts of practical meanining (official documents and legal texts, military manuals etc.)
Educational Material Types
  • Selected Bibliography
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Seminars1254.2
Reading Assigment1324.4
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities451.5
Written assigments1484.9
Total45015
Student Assessment
Description
Students will have to study weekly specific book chapters and articles (in Greek or English) related to the study of the sources and present, orally or in written, brief reports of their critical reading. They will also have to study and comment on specific sources. Students' evaluation will depend on their presentations, their ability to argue and to answer complicated questions based on bibliography and the relevant sources.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ι.Καραγιαννόπουλος, Η βυζαντινή ιστορία από τις πηγές, εκδ. Βάνιας.
Additional bibliography for study
Ι.Ε.Καραγιαννόπουλος, Πηγαί της βυζαντινής Ιστορίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 1987.- H.Hunger, Η λόγια κοσμική γραμματεία των Βυζαντινών.Μτφρ. Λ.Μπενάκης κ.ά., τ. 4, ΜΙΕΤ 1994.- K.Krumbacher,Ιστορία της βυζαντινής λογοτεχνίας, 2τ., εκδ. ΠΑΠΥΡΟΣ.- Α.Καρπόζηλος, Βυζαντινοί ιστορικοί και χρονογράφοι, 4τ., εκδ. Καάκη, 1997 κ.ε.- Π.Α.Αγαπητός, Η ερωτική διήγηση στα μεσαιωνικά χρόνια.Περσία, Βυζάντιο, Φραγκία, εκδ. Άγρας, 2008.- H.G.Beck, Η βυζαντινή χιλιετία.Μτφρ. Δημ.Κούρτοβικ, ΜΙΕΤ 1990.E.G.Turner, Ελληνικοί πάπυροι. Εισαγωγή στη μελέτη και τη χρήση των παπυρικών κειμένων. Μτφρ. Γ.Μ.Παράσογλου, ΜΙΕΤ 1981.- E.Mioni, Εισαγωγή στην ελληνική Παλαιογραφία. Μτφρ. Ν.Μ.Παναγιωτάκη, ΜΙΕΤ 1979. Σ. Τρωιάνος, Οι πηγές του βυζαντινού δικαίου, τρίτη έκδοση, Αθήνα 2011. Δ. Τσουγκαράκης, Εισαγωγή στη Βυζαντινή Σφραγιδογραφία, Αθήνα 1999. Ph. Grierson, Βυζαντινή νομισματοκοπία, μτφρ. Β. Μαλαδάκης, ΜΙΕΤ, Αθήνα 2007. Le Goff, Jacques. Ιστορία και μνήμη. Μεταφρ. Γιάννης Κουμπουρλής. Αθήνα: Νεφέλη, 1998. Λιάκος Αντώνης, Πώς το παρελθόν γίνεται ιστορία; Αθήνα: Πόλις, 2007. Spiegel, Gabrielle M., The past as text. Theory and practice of medieval historiography. Baltimore and London: The John Hopkins University Press, 1997. Α.-Αι. Ταχιάος, Κύριλλος και Μεθόδιος. Οι αρχαιότερες βιογραφίες των Θεσσαλονικέων εκπολιτιστών των Σλάβων, Θεσσαλονίκη 2008 (ελληνική μετάφραση των Βίων του αγίου Κυρίλλου και του αγίου Μεθοδίου). Ι. Πόποβιτς, Βίος και πολιτεία των αγίων Σάββα και Συμεών των φωτιστών των Σέρβων, μτφρ. Αμφιλόχιος Ράντοβιτς, Αθήνα 21995. A. Džambeluka-Kossova (εκδ.), Černorizec Chrabǎr - O pismenech. Kritičesko izdanie, Sofija 1980 (κριτική έκδοση του κειμένου). A. Milev, Grǎckite žitija na Kliment Ochridski. Uvod, tekst, prevod I objansnitelni beležki, Sofija 1966. G. Prinzing, Demetrii Chomateni Ponemata diaphora [CFHB 38], Berlin-New York 2002. F. Miklosich - I. Müller, Acta et Diplomata Graeca medii aevi sacra et profana, τ. 1, Vindobonae 1860· τ. 3, Vindobonae 1865· τ. 5, Vindobonae 1887 (ανατύπ. Αθήναι χ.χ.). I. Iliev, «The Long Life of Saint Clement of Ohrid. A Critical Edition», Byzantinobulgarica 9 (1995) 62-120. I. Thurn, Ioannis Skylitzae Synopsis historiarum, ed. Princeps [CFHB 5], Berlin - New York 1973. H.-F. Bajer (H.-V. Beyer), Kallist I, patriarch Konstantinopolja, Žitie i dejatel’nost iže vo svjatych otca našego Grigorija Sinaita, I, Vvedenije, kritičeskoe izdanie grečeskogo teksta i russkij perevod, Ekaterinburg 2006.
Last Update
13-11-2019