Course Information
TitleΠΡΩΪΜΗ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΠΕΡΙΟΔΟΣ / EARLY BYZANTINE PERIOD
CodeΙΒΥ601
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280004477

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2015-2019

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-7

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600161294
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)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΒΥ101 INTRODUCTION TO BYZANTINE HISTORY
General Prerequisites
General information on Byzantine history and relative good knowledge on ancient greek and latin knowledge of ancient Greek and Latin for understanding the historical texts and terminology.
Learning Outcomes
The main objectives of the course are the synthetic approach and understanding of the main historical developments in the Mediterranean world from the 4th to the 6th c. A.D., the familiarization with the gradual transformation of the Roman Empire of Late Antiquity to the medieval Byzantine Empire. The purpose of tutoring is also the methodological approach and analysis of the most important sources of the era and the performance of students in the use and interpretation of relevant sources.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
A survey of the most important political and military events in the early Byzantine state from the era of Constantine I until the death of Justinian I (324-565). Analysis of the social phenomena and developments that led from the Later Antiquity to the Middle Ages and from the Roman to the Byzantine Empire. Methodological approach and analysis of the primary sources.
Keywords
Rome, Byzantium, Empire, Byzantine, Diocletian, Constantine, Constantius, Julian, Valens, Theodosius, Arcadius, christianity, state, society, pagan, administration, Persia, Grrek, Latin, Later Antiquity, Anastasius, Zeno, Justinian, Legislation, reconquista, Goths, Italy, Syndos
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of Power point during the courses
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures652.2
Reading Assigment142.54.8
Exams2.50.1
Total2107
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ι.Ε. Καραγιαννόπουλος, Ιστορία πρωίμου Βυζαντινού κράτους. Τόμος πρώτος (324-565), Θεσσαλονίκη 1995. Αικ. Χριστοφιλοπούλου, Βυζαντινή Iστορία. Α΄ 324-610, Θεσσαλονίκη ²1996.
Additional bibliography for study
A. H. M. Jones, Τhe Later Roman Empire 284-602. A Social, Economic and Administrative Survey, τ.1-3, Oxford 1964. A. Demandt, Die Spätantike. Römische Geschichte von Diocletian bis Justinian, 284-565 n.Chr., München 1989. Α. Καρπόζηλος, Βυζαντινοί ιστορικοί και χρονογράφοι, τόμος Α´ (4ος-7ος αι.), Αθήνα 1997. J. A. S. Evans, Η εποχή του Ιουστινιανού, Αθήνα 1999. G. Dagron, Η γέννεση μιας πρωτεύουσας. Η Κωνσταντινούπολη και οι θεσμοί της, 330-451, Αθήνα 2000. Cécile Morrisson (επιστ. επιμ.), O Βυζαντινός κόσμος. Τόμος Α´: Η Ανατολική Ρωμαϊκή αυτοκρατορία, Αθήνα 2007.
Last Update
03-03-2020