Medieval Latin Literature BC (i) (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IB dal Nov 14, 2016 al Jan 21, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  

Learning outcomes

Overview of genres, authors and texts of medieval latin literature from the V to the VIII century (barbarian age); hagiography in latin literature of early middle age; instruments and methodology of the discipline.

Syllabus

Selected readings with italian translation of more representative authors and texts; reading with italian translation of «Vita Fulgentii».

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Claudio Leonardi «Agiografia», in «Lo spazio letterario del Medioevo latino» I/2, pp. 421-462 Salerno Editrice (Roma) 1993
Antonino Isola Pseudo-Ferrando di Cartagine, Vita di san Fulgenzio Città Nuova (Collana di testi patristici 65), Roma 1987
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 (pp. 1-153)

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017