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HISTORY OF GREEK LANGUAGE
STORIA DELLA LINGUA GRECA

The language of the Homeric epic. Iliad, Book XVI: Achilles and Patroclos, a case of philia between heroes.
La lingua dell’epica omerica. Iliade, libro XVI: Achille e Patroclo, un caso di philia tra eroi.

A.Y. Credits
2016/2017 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Maria Grazia Fileni monday, 14-16

Assigned to the Degree Course

Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures (LM-14 / LM-15)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Giorno Orario Aula

Learning Objectives

The course will focus on the acquisition of the theoretic principles and fundamental methodological tools in order to study the history of Greek language and will include arguments of phonology and morphology in an indoeuropean context. The course will also include the reading of a book of the Iliad as an example of an oral poetic language.The arguments covered in the course will provide the acquisition of the content, concepts and methodologies corresponding to the educational and professional profile of the course of study and necessary for the subsequent teaching activity of the graduate.

Program

The programme centers on the fundamental issues of the history of the Greek language, concerning the historical and normative level. The skills acquired will be used in the reading of Book XVI of the Iliad. Arguments covered: Greek migrations, races and dialects, Greek phonology, the main characteristics of the dialects, the literary languages and their relationship with epigraphic texts, the reading of an archaic epic text as well as the theme of philia between Achilles and Patroclos.

Bridging Courses

A good knowledge of the Greek language is required. 

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

The students will be able to confront various fundamental arguments concerning the complex problems of the origin, the formation, the development of the main morphological aspects of the Greek language. The students will acquire the skills to analyse a text and its linguistic and dialectic characteristics. The students will improve and develop their linguistic and literary knowledge aquired in the undergraduate course for a more complex and specialised approach to classic literary texts as required in the course of study.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

The course will consist of seminars about the themes dealt with in the lessons.


 


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Traditional classroom lessons and seminars.     

Attendance

Active partecipation in the lessons is strongly advised.

Course books

The fundamental textbook for this course is:  Storia delle lingue letterarie greche, a cura di A. C. Cassio, Milano 2008 (Le Monnier). The study of the institutional part will be based not only on the content of introductory lessons given during the course but also on the first three chapters of the manual mentioned above. In addition to the first three chapters, the student may choose from the manual three more chapters which concern the language and the dialect used by the representative authors of the diverse literary genres. For the Iliad choose one of the following  editions:  Omero. Iliade. Introduzione e traduzione di G. Cerri. Commento di A. Gostoli, con un saggio introduttivo di W. Schadewaldt, Milano 1996 (Rizzoli), or Omero. Iliade. Traduzione di G. Paduano. Saggi introduttivi di G. Paduano e M. S. Mirto, Torino 2012 (Einaudi). For the commentary: G. S. Kirk (a cura di), The Iliad: a Commentary IV (libri 13-16; R. Janko), Cambridge 1992 (Cambridge University Press). The texts mentioned above are available in the Library of the Department.              

Assessment

The exam consists in an oral test on the theoretical part of the course (corresponding to the manual) and on the part concerning the metric interpretation, the translation and the linguistic commentary of the epic text read and analyzed during the course.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Attendance

For non-attending students: please contact the professor at lest four months before the date of the exam session.

Course books

The fundamental textbook for this course is:  Storia delle lingue letterarie greche, a cura di A. C. Cassio, Milano 2008 (Le Monnier). The study of the institutional part will be based not only on the content of introductory lessons given during the course but also on the first three chapters of the manual mentioned above. In addition to the first three chapters, the student may choose from the manual three more chapters which concern the language and the dialect used by the representative authors of the diverse literary genres. For the Iliad choose one of the following  editions:  Omero. Iliade. Introduzione e traduzione di G. Cerri. Commento di A. Gostoli, con un saggio introduttivo di W. Schadewaldt, Milano 1996 (Rizzoli), or Omero. Iliade. Traduzione di G. Paduano. Saggi introduttivi di G. Paduano e M. S. Mirto, Torino 2012 (Einaudi). For the commentary: G. S. Kirk (a cura di), The Iliad: a Commentary IV (libri 13-16; R. Janko), Cambridge 1992 (Cambridge University Press). The texts mentioned above are available in the Library of the Department.              

Assessment

The exam consists in an oral test on the theoretical part of the course (corresponding to the manual) and on the part concerning the metric interpretation, the translation and the linguistic commentary of the epic text read and analyzed during the course.

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