CIVILIZATION AND RELIGION IN GREEK SOCIETY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Acquisition of the research methods and scientific tools necessary to the comprehension and the exegesis of Greek texts and for the purposes of preparing a scientific paper.
Students must have obtained 10 learning credits (Module A + B) in the scientific subject area of “Early Christian literature" or have obtained 10 learning credits (Module A + B) in Greek Literature.
Course contents summary
Course title: Initiatory cursus in late Greek civilisation.
The course is structured in a single module which will deal with phenomena of reinterpretation, on the part of gnosticism and other currents, of Greek cultural and religious aspects (in particular initiatory/mystery rituals).
Reading references will be provided during the course.
The course consists of classroom lectures supplemented by weekly tutorials; student participation in seminars and conferences is also required.
For assessment purposes, there will be an oral test on the various parts of the syllabus.