Introduction to Greek metre (2015/2016)

Course code
4S000716
Name of lecturer
Paolo Scattolin
Coordinator
Paolo Scattolin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Students will be given an overview of the categories of ancient Greek metres, with particular emphasis on the relationship between lyric metres and literary genres.

Syllabus

Theoretical basis; translation and metrical commentary of examples taken from Homer, the lyrics and the dramatists.
Educational material will be provided by the teacher.
Those interested in buying a handbook in italian may want to choose B. Gentili - L. Lomiento, «Metrica e ritmica. Storie delle forme poetiche nella Grecia antica», Milano 2003 (reprints are available).

Assessment methods and criteria

Analysis essay of a lyric passage.
Students are required to attend at least 2/3 of class sessions.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016