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
Location
VERONA
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