Hagiography - LM (2017/2018)

Course code
4S003922
Name of lecturer
Antonella Degl'innocenti
Coordinator
Antonella Degl'innocenti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/08 - MEDIEVAL AND HUMANISTIC LATIN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre - sede Trento dal Feb 12, 2018 al May 31, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This module aims at enhancing students' competences on the following subjects: Hagiographic writings and rewritings: the "Passio Virgili" and its remakings.
At the end of the course, students should: 1) to historically contextualise the hagiographic texts on Virgilio of Trento; 2) to translate and interpret the given hagiographic texts.

Syllabus

Prerequisites: This course is addressed to students of FILOLOGIA E CRITICA LETTERARIA" and to students of "ARTE" (INTERATENEO VERONA-TRENTO).

Contents: Hagiographic writings and rewritings: the "Passio Virgili" and its remakings. Following a general contextualisation of the texts, we will analyse the connecticut between the original 'Passio' and its rewritings.

Teaching Methods: Lectures with students' active participation.
Learning activities for the final exam: students should master the course contents, study all the texts in the bibliography, and be able to argue clearly and effectively.

Texts:

- C. Leonardi, Agiografie medievali, Firenze, SISMEL - Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2011 (students must write the paper "Agiografia");
-Le agiografie di Vigilio, Massenzia e Adelpreto, a cura di A. Degl'Innocenti - P. Gatti, Firenze, SISMEL . Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2013, pp. 3-199.

A. Degl'Innocenti, I leggendari agiografici latini, in
Forme e modelli della santità in Occidente dal Tardo antico al Medioevo, cur. M. Bassetti - A. Degl'Innocenti - E. Menestò, Spoleto (Perugia), Centro italiano di studi sull'Alto Medioevo (CISAM) 2012, pp. 137-158.

More Information: Second semester. Class attendance is recommended.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam,
Valuation criteria are the following: knowledge of the bibliography, competence in interpreting the texts, and clear and consistent oral expression and communicative skills.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018