Latin literature LT (i) (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02173
Name of lecturer
Licinia Ricottilli
Coordinator
Licinia Ricottilli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/04 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2010 al Jun 5, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

the course aims at understanding the Latin literature, both in its fundamental issues (with special focus on the literary genres) and in some of its most significant texts; the course intends to provide students with some basic tools, in order to enhance the skills necessary for a linguistic, historical and literary analysis of both prosastic and poetic texts

Syllabus

Pre-requirements: basilar knowledge of the Latin language.

Contents of the Course: Latin literature and literary genres; comparative characterization of the most important genres, with short samples of text; reading of the Laelius vel de amicitia of Cicero, in its linguistic, historical and literary aspects.

Didactic Methods: lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

an interview, partly via readings of texts in the original language, which intends to ascertain that the course’s aims have been reached.