Medieval Latin Literature BC (i) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S02134
Name of lecturer
Edoardo Ferrarini
Coordinator
Edoardo Ferrarini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/08 - MEDIEVAL AND HUMANISTIC LATIN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IB dal Nov 17, 2014 al Jan 17, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.4  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.4  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.4  

Learning outcomes

Overview of genres, authors and texts of Medieval Latin Literature from the V to the VIII century (barbarian age); instruments and methodology of the discipline.

Syllabus

Selected readings with italian translation of more representative authors and texts.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Giuseppe Germano Lo spirito, la storia, la tradizione. Antologia della letteratura latina medievale 1. L’Alto Medioevo, pp. 13-139 (Gregorio di Tours, Gregorio Magno e Giona di Bobbio) Loffredo, Napoli 2007 Approfondimento consigliato (obbligatorio per non frequentanti)
Manlio Simonetti Romani e barbari. Le lettere latine alle origini dell’Europa (secoli V-VIII) Carocci (Studi superiori 525), Roma 2006
Stefano Gasparri, Cristina La Rocca Tempi barbarici. L'Europa occidentale tra antichità e medioevo (300-900) Carocci (Frecce 138), Roma 2012 978-88-430-6508-0

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Teaching aids

Documents