This an introductory course on the Byzantine civilisation (history, literature, art, etc.)
Study of the texts on Byzantium: history and eschatology, place of Byzantium in the world and in the history. Influence of this vision during the modern times in Greece, in East Europe and in Russia. Literature and art.
Cyril Mango, La civiltà Bizantina, Roma - Bari 2013; The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies, edited by Elizabeth Jeffreys with John Haldon and Robin Cormack, Oxford 2008, part III, chapters 9, 10, 11; Cyril Mango, Byzantinism and Romantic Hellenism, "Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes" 28 (1965), pp. 29-43.