Medieval Latin Literature (m) (2018/2019)

Course code
4S02271
Name of lecturer
Antonio De Prisco
Coordinator
Antonio De Prisco
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/08 - MEDIEVAL AND HUMANISTIC LATIN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 2A dal Feb 18, 2019 al Mar 30, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course outlines the development of historiography in the High Middle Ages, through the study of particularly significant passages taken from the works of the authors of the period (Gregorio di Tours, Beda il Venerabile, Paolo Diacono and Liutprando di Cremona)

Syllabus

Requirements: basic knowledge of Latin

Content of the class: historiography in the early Middle Ages. Analysis of significant “specimina” of historiography in the VI-X centuries (Gregorio di Tours; Beda il Venerabile; Paolo Diacono; Liutprando di Cremona)

Texts: the latin passages will be indicated during the lessons

Lesson plan: lecture

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Girolamo Arnaldi «Annali, cronache, storie », in «Lo spazio letterario del Medioevo latino» I/2, pp. 463-513 Salerno Editrice (Roma) 1993
Giuseppina Simonetti Abbolito (a cura di) Beda il Venerabile, Storia ecclesiastica degli Angli Citta Nuova (Roma) 1987 1987
Massimo Oldoni (a cura di ) Gregorio di Tours, La storia dei Franchi Mondadori (Milano) 1981
Paolo Chiesa (a cura di) Liutprando, Antapodosis Mondadori (Milano) 2015
Lidia Capo (a cura di) Paolo Diacono, Storia dei Longobardi Mondadori (Milano) 2003

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam on hystoriography's characters of Early MiddleAges and translation/comment of texts written by Gregorio di Tou¬rs, Beda il Venerabi¬le, Paolo Diacono, Liutprando di Cremona discussed during the lessons.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018