Classic philology (i) (2014/2015)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Gherardo Ugolini
Gherardo Ugolini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Semestrino IIA dal Feb 23, 2015 al Apr 18, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to introduce students to the study of Greek and Latin philology.


The first part of the course is an introduction to the concept of classical philology; The second part will focus on reading passages of Greek and Latin literature with attention to the tradition of the text and to its constitution.

Prerequisites: the basic knowledge to the classical languages is indispensable.

- P. Maas, Critica del testo, Le Monnier, Firenze 1990.
- M. Scialuga, Introduzione allo studio della filologia classica, Edizioni dell’Orso, Alessandria 2003.
- U. von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Storia della filologia classica, trad. ital. Einaudi, Torino 1967.
- F. Montana, La filologia ellenistica. Lineamenti di una storia culturale, Pavia University Press, Pavia 2012
- F. Stock., I classici dal papiro a Internet, Carocci, Roma 2012.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam