Greek literature LC (i+p) - II MODULO PARTE (P) (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 II 5 I semestre Andrea Rodighiero
    Esercitazioni II 1 I semestre Andrea Rodighiero

    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: classic and hellenistic 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:
    (1) Ancient Greek literature: from the 5th century B.C. to the Hellenistic period.
    (2) Sophocles’ Ajax.

    Bibliography:
    (1) L.E. Rossi – R. Nicolai, Storia e testi della letteratura greca, Firenze, Le Monnier 2002, Vol. III, t. A and B, (all the texts in translation).
    M. Di Marco, La tragedia greca. Forma, gioco scenico, tecniche drammatiche, Roma, Carocci 2000.
    (2) Sophocles’ Ajax; critical text: Sophoclis fabulae, recognoverunt brevique adnotatione critica instruxerunt H. Lloyd-Jones et N.G. Wilson, Oxonii 1990. Commentary: Sofocle, Aiace, prefazione e traduzione di M.G. Ciani, testo e commento di S. Mazzoldi, Venezia, Marsilio 1999. J. Starobinski, Tre furori, trad. it. Milano, Garzanti 1978; G. Ugolini, La paura e l’obbedienza, in Sofocle e Atene. Vita politica e attività teatrale nella Grecia classica, Roma, Carocci 2000, 91-112.

    Teaching method: Lectures + practices.

    Practices
    Lisia, Difesa dall’accusa di attentato alla democrazia, a cura di D. Piovan, Roma-Padova, Antenore, 2009.

    Assessment methods and criteria

    Tests and final exam are scheduled