Medieval Latin Literature BC (i) (2017/2018)

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
Second half of Semester 1 dal Nov 13, 2017 al Jan 20, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

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

Syllabus

Selected readings with italian translation of more representative authors and texts. Venantius Fortunatus: a latin poet in merovingian Gaul.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Donatella Manzoli (a cura di) Musa medievale. Saggi su temi della poesia di Venanzio Fortunato Viella (I libri di Viella 223), Roma 2016
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.

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