History of the Greek language (p) (2010/2011)

Course code
4S02201
Name of lecturer
Paola Cotticelli
Coordinator
Paola Cotticelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/02 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Secondo semestre dal Feb 28, 2011 al Jun 4, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The history of the Greek language describes the linguistic development of the Greek language from Mycenaean culture (Linear B tables) in the IInd millennium B.C. through the invention of the Greek alphabet (begin of the Ist millennium) till the koinè phase (IV sec. B.C.).

Syllabus

The course foresees the explanation of the Indo-European origin of the Greek language, its comparison with the structure of other Indo-European Languages, the illustration of the different script systems and finally the reading and comment of many Mycenaean and old Greek inscriptions.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

Teaching aids

Documents