The course aims to launch through paradigmatic cases the knowledge and understanding of the relationship between antiquity and modernity. At the end of the course the student must demonstrate:
1) knowledge of the meaning of the concepts of philology and classical tradition;
2) knowledge of the studied texts and of hermeneutical problems connected to them
3) knowledge of the main interpretative models and modern remakes of the texts examined.
The “Helen” of Euripides in the Twentieth Century: interpretations, reworks and stagings.
Prerequisites: a basic knowledge of the classical languages is desirable but not necessary
|Euripide||Elena||Rizzoli - BUR||1997||8817171786|
|Francesco Donadi||Elena. Variazioni sul mito||Marsilio||2005|
|Euripides||Helen||Cambridge University Press||2008||9780521545419|
|Maurizio Bettini, Carlo Brillante||Il mito di Elena||Einaudi||2014|
|Ugolini, Gherardo||Sofocle e Atene. Vita politica e attività teatrale nella Grecia classica||Carocci||2011|
|Lanza Diego, Ugolini Gherardo (a cura di),||Storia della filologia classica||Carocci||2016|
Expected knowledge and skills will be verified through an oral exam.
Preparation will be considered adequate if the student demonstrates the following abilities:
1) accurate and thorough exposure of the topics learned in the module, mastering the vocabulary and the terminology relating topics of the module;
2) articulated re-elaboration of the contents of the module;
3) ability to interpret and comment on the passages of the "Helen" and the other texts examined in the module.