Latin Paleography (s) (2007/2008)

Course not running

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Paleografia latina 5 M-STO/09-PALEOGRAPHY II semestre Massimiliano Bassetti
Seminario di Paleografia latina 1 M-STO/09-PALEOGRAPHY II semestre Massimiliano Bassetti

Learning outcomes

the course offers students the chance to read, interpret, date and exam the main manuscript sources of the Middle Ages.

historical exploration through a concrete text study: methodologies and results.


Contents of the course: the evolution of writing in the Latin alphabet from the 5th to the 15th century.

Contents of the course: textual and material forms of the Bible from the late-ancient age to the beginning of the Middle Ages (4th-10th century), with particular attention to manuscripts commissioned by political institutions heir of the Roman empire “space”.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: Paleografia latina
oral exam

Module: Seminario di Paleografia latina
oral exam.