Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-FIL-LET/04 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
2 B dal Apr 4, 2022 al Jun 4, 2022.
The course aims to provide the students with a detailed knowledge of Latin literature in its main features, both with specific reference to its historical development, literary genres and rules, and by the knowledge of some selected works.
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Latin language.
Learning outcomes: at the end of teaching students are able: - to show an advanced knowledge of Latin language (phonetics, morphology, syntax), prosody and textual criticism; - to improve autonomous skills in comprehension, translation and interpretation of the proposed texts; - to enhance autonomous skills for a philological, linguistic, and historical and literary analysis of the proposed texts; - to develop a metrical analysis of the proposed texts; - to enhance skills for an interpretation of the proposed texts with reference to their historical and literary background; - to present the teaching topics in an in-depth way, with a clear and well organised exposition; - to connect the teaching topics to the main framework of the history of Latin literature and to the specific features of literary genres; - to develop an autonomous reflection and analysis of Latin proposed texts; - to have an appropriate methodology for the study of literary Latin texts.
basic knowledge of the Latin language.
Ovidius, Fasti, book 3:
PART 1 (24 hours, Evita Calabrese): the course aims at deepening the knowledge of Latin literature with particular regard to poetic genres. The peculiar characteristics of Ovid's art will be illustrated, especially as far as the poetic technique used in the "Fasti" is concerned. Ample space will be dedicated to reading and commenting on the third book of the "Fasti", with special focus on its linguistic and stylistic characteristics. A metric reading will be provided, preceded by an explanation of the principles of Latin metrics.
PART 2 (12 hours, Renata Raccanelli): commented readings of selected passages from the third book of "Fasti".
Ovidio, I Fasti, introduzione e traduzione di L. Canali, Milano, BUR, 2001;
A. Traina, G. Bernardi Perini, Propedeutica al latino universitario, Bologna, Pàtron, 2007, capp. V-IX;
A. La Penna, Ovidio. Relativismo dei valori e innovazione delle forme, Edizioni della Normale, Pisa, 2018.
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The exam consists of an oral test, aiming at verifiyng the possession of the prerequisites and the autonomous ability to approach Latin literary texts.