Greek literature LC (i+p) - I MODULO PARTE (I) (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02180
Credits
6
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    Academic sector
    L-FIL-LET/02 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
    Language of instruction
    Italian
    Location
    VERONA
    Teaching is organised as follows:
    Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
    Lezioni I 5 I semestre Guido Avezzu'
    Esercitazioni I 1 I semestre Paolo Scattolin

    Learning outcomes

    This course’s aim is to offer a suitable knowledge of the formal and historical elements of ancient Greek literature (shapes, models, relation with contemporary society: archaic and classic period) through readings, commentary and a direct analysis of the texts, approached in the original language.

    Syllabus

    Prerequisite: The knowledge of the ancient Greek is a required condition. The Faculty provides beginners’ classes since the first year for students without this prerequisite.

    Content:
    (a) Homer, Iliad, Book 5;
    (b) Lysias, Speech 25;
    (c) Ancient Greek literature: from Homer to the 5th century B.C.

    Bibliography:
    (a) (1) Omero. Iliade VI, a cura di E. Magnelli (Scandicci, La Nuova Italia 2004); or Omero. Iliade VI, a cura di F. Robecchi (Roma, Soc. Ed. Dante Alighieri 1996).
    (2) F. Montanari, Introduzione a Omero. Con un’appendice su Esiodo, Milano, Sansoni 1997. The Iliad: A Commentary, Vol. II: Books 5-8, ed. by G.S. Kirk, Oxford 1990 (pp. 1-50; 155-229), and the Introduction to Vol. I (Oxford 1985), pp. 1-37. Further bibliography will be given during the lectures.
    (b) (1) Lisia, Difesa dall’accusa di attentato alla democrazia, a cura di D. Piovan, Padova, Antenore 2008.
    (2) Further bibliography will be given during the lectures.
    (c) L.E. Rossi – R. Nicolai, Storia e testi della letteratura greca, Firenze, Le Monnier, voll. 1, 2A e 2B.

    Teaching method: Lectures + practices.

    Practices (Dott. Paolo Scattolin): Introduction to Greek metre: dactilic exameter and iambic trimeter.

    Assessment methods and criteria

    Tests and final exam are scheduled

    Teaching aids
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