Latin literature (p) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S02184
Name of lecturer
Alberto Cavarzere
Coordinator
Alberto Cavarzere
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/04 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IB dal Nov 16, 2015 al Jan 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

the aim of the course is to give an overview of the fundamental problems regarding the literary genres and the canon of Latin literature. In particular, some relevant poetic and prose works will be surveyed during the course. Through the scrutiny of these writings, the basic elements of linguistic, historical and literary analysis will be provided.

Syllabus

Prerequisites: basic knowledge of the Latin language. Satisfactory knowledge of Latin morphology and of Latin grammar and comprehension of basic lexicon will be considered as prerequisites for the course and will be tested during the final exam. It is strongly recommended to attend the Latin tutorials and/or to take the related exam (it provides 3 credits of sector f) before attending this course.

Content: reading, translation and linguistic, historical, prosodic and literary commentary of Vergil’s Eclogues and of book I of Horace’s Satyrs.
Reference works: P. Vergilius Maro. Bucolica. Edidit... S. Ottaviano, Berlin-New York 2013; Orazio. Satire. A cura di M. Labate, Milano, BUR, 1983 (or subsequent reprints); A. Traina-G. Bernardi Perini, Propedeutica al latino universitario, Bologna, Pàtron, 19986 (or subsequent editions): chapters IV-X.

Didactic methods: lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

the exam will be an oral discussion regarding the Latin texts in the program.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016