History of Greek Language (m) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S001351
Name of lecturer
Andrea Rodighiero
Coordinator
Andrea Rodighiero
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/02 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IIB dal Apr 20, 2015 al Jun 6, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  

Learning outcomes

This course aims at offering to the students a methodological approach to the diacronic development of the literary Greek, with special attention to lexical, morphological, and syntactical aspects. Knowledge of Ancient Greek is required.

The course will focus on the Homeric language

Syllabus

Bibliography:
1. Essays:
M. Cantilena, Sul discorso diretto in Omero, in Omero tremila anni dopo, a cura di F. Montanari, con la collaborazione di P. Ascheri, Roma, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2002, pp. 21-39.
A. Ercolani, Il verso; La formularità; La lingua dei poemi omerici, in Omero, Roma, Carocci, 2006, pp. 154-176.
B. Gentili, P. Giannini, Preistoria e formazione dell’esametro, in «Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica» 26 (1977), pp. 7-51.

Other references:
A.C. Cassio [a cura di], Storia delle lingue letterarie greche, Firenze, Le Monnier, 2008, chap. 4: L’epica, di E. Passa).
P. Chantraine, Morphologie historique du grec, Paris, Klincksieck, 1961; M. Lejeune, Phonétique historique du mycénien et du grec ancien, Paris, Klincksieck, 1972; P. Chantraine, Grammaire homérique I-II, nuovelle édition revue et corrigée par M. Casevitz, Paris, Klincksieck, 2013-2014; P. Chantraine, Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grecque, Paris, Klincksieck, 2009(2); Lexikon des frühgriechischen Epos, begründet von B. Snell, Göttingen, Vandenhoeck&Ruprecht, 1955-2010.
Further readings:
M. Parry, The Traditional Epithet in Homer, in The Making of Homeric Verse. The Collected Papers of Milman Parry, ed. by A. Parry, Oxford, Clarendon Press 1971, pp. 1-190.

2. Texts:
Iliade 1 (Omero, Iliade, Libro I, La peste – L’ira, Introduzione e commento di M. Giordano, traduzione di G. Cerri, Roma, Carocci, 2010);
Iliade 6 (Homer, Iliad, Book VI, ed. by B. Graziosi and J. Haubold, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010);
Iliade 18 (Omero, Iliade, Libro XVIII. Lo scudo di Achille, Introduzione, traduzione e commento di G. Cerri, Roma, Carocci, 2010).
Critical edition: Homeri Opera, recognoverunt brevique adnotatione critica instruxerunt D.B. Monro et T.W. Allen, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1920(3).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination