History of the Latin language (m) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S02267
Name of lecturer
Licinia Ricottilli
Coordinator
Licinia Ricottilli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/04 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of the Colloquial Latin; Acquaintance of a very good Ability in Linguistic and Stylistic Analysis of Martial's epigrams.

Syllabus

PREREQUISITES: Good Knowledge of Latin Language.

CONTENT OF COURSE: Characteristics of Colloquial Latin; Colloquial Latin in Epigrammaton liber tertius of Martial.

TEXTS: Epigrammaton liber tertius of Martial

M. Val. Martialis Epigrammata, rec. brevique adnotatione critica instruxit W. M. Lindsay, Oxonii 1969 (= 1929 2. ed.).

Marziale, Epigrammi, a cura di Mario Citroni, vol. I, Rizzoli (BUR), Milano 2008, 8. ed.

Further Readings:

J. B. Hofmann - L. Ricottilli, La lingua d'uso latina, Pàtron, Bologna 2003, 3. ed., pp. 9-473.

M. Citroni, Pubblicazioni e dediche dei libri in Marziale. Gli epigrammi di fronte a imperatori, amici, lettori, and M. Citroni, Marziale e la tradizione dell'epigramma latino, in Marziale, Epigrammi, a cura di Mario Citroni, vol. I, Rizzoli (BUR), Milano 2008, 8. ed., pp. 5-64; pp. 65-101.

A. Traina - G. Bernardi Perini, Propedeutica al latino universitario, Pàtron, Bologna 1998, 6. ed.

DIDACTIC METHODS: lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral Interview, partly via Readings of Texts in the Original Language, which intends to ascertain that the Course's Aims have been reached.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016