BYZANTINE HISTORY (UNIT A)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of the fundamental aspects of Byzantine imperial history.
Course contents summary
Features of the Byzantine monastic tradition. After having looked at certain aspects that are fundamental in developing an understanding of the millennial history of the Byzantine empire, the course will look at themes regarding the origins and development of the Oriental monastic tradition and its characteristic model of spirituality.
S. Ronchey, Lo stato bizantino, Turin, Einaudi, 2002
M. Gallina, Ortodossia ed eterodossia, in Storia del Cristianesimo, ed.G. Filoramo and D. Menozzi, Il Medioevo, Laterza Editori