MEDIEVAL GREEK SCHOLARSHIP: COMPULSORY TEXTS


Code No: 
BYZL 230
Credits: 
7 ECTS

Course Description


The Life of patriarch Efthymios


WRITTEN EXAMINATION SYLLABUS

I.    HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL GREEK LITERATURE

H. Hunger, Βυζαντινή λογοτεχνία, vol. Α΄, Athens, 1991, p. 123-348 (rhetoric, epistolography) and vol. B΄, Athens 1992, p. 11-364, 479-598 (historiography, poetry)

II.   TEXTS

1.   Gregory of Nazianzus, De vita sua (II, 1,11)
ed. Chr. Jungck, Gregor von Nazianz. De vita sua, Heidelberg 1974 

2.   George Pisida, Expeditio Persica
ed. A. Pertusi, Giorgio di Pisidia, Poemi Ι. Panegirici epici, Ettal 1959, p. 84-136 (the text will de diplayed in the website of the Faculty)

3.   Michael Psellos, Χρονογραφία (books E΄ and ΣΤ΄)
ed. Βρ. Καραλής, Μιχαήλ Ψελλός. Χρονογραφία, vol. Α΄, Athens 1992, p. 242-398 and vol. B΄, Athens 1993, p. 10-204

4.   George Akropolites, Χρονική Συγγραφή
ed. Σ. Η. Σπυρόπουλος, Γεώργιος Ακροπολίτης, Χρονική Συγγραφή, Thessa­loniki 2004

Teaching Staff
Rank Name Tel. Office Office Hours
Prof... Vassis Ioannis 2310 997025 202 n.b. Wednesday 13.00-15.00, Thursday 16.30-18.30