GREEK LITERATURE

Lettere GREEK LITERATURE

0312600022
DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
ARTS
2013/2014

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2008
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1I MODULO - PROF.SSA VOLPE
630LESSONS
2II MODULO - PROF.SSA PACE
630LESSONS
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF GREEK LANGUAGE (PHONETICS, MORPHOLOGY, SYNTAX, VOCABULARY).
KNOWLEDGE OF THE HISTORY OF GREEK LITERATURE IN ARCHAIC AND CLASSICAL AGE AND OF THE FORMS OF LITERARY COMMUNICATION IN ANCIENT GREECE.
ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND TO ANALYZE GREEK LITERARY TEXTS.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
ABILITY TO PUT THE GREEK TEXTS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE AUTHOR'S WORKS, OF THE LITERARY GENRE AND OF THE HISTORICAL PERIOD.
ABILITY TO FACE THE INTERPRETATIVE AND HISTORICAL-CRITICAL PROBLEMS OF THE GREEK LITERARY TEXTS.

MAKING JUDGEMENTS
ABILITY TO ORIENTATE ONESELF IN THE CRITICAL DEBATE ON THE GREEK LITERATURE.
ABILITY TO HAVE A CRITICAL APPROACH TO THE GREEK LITERARY TEXTS.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
ABILITY TO EXPLAIN A GREEK TEXT IN A CORRECT, CLEAR AND UNDERSTANDABLE WAY, ALSO IN RELATION WITH DIFFERENT AUDIENCE TYPES.
ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE THE RESULTS OF THE ANALYSIS AND OF THE INTERPRETATION OF GREEK LITERARY TEXTS.

LEARNING SKILLS
ABILITY TO CONTINUE IN AN INDEPENDENT STUDY OF THE SUBJECT.
ABILITY TO FOLLOW THE CRITICAL DEBATE ON GREEK LITERATURE.
Prerequisites
BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF GREEK LANGUAGE.
Contents
HISTORY OF THE GREEK LITERATURE IN ARCHAIC AND CLASSICAL AGE. READING IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE, TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY OF AESCHYLUS, COEPHORI VV. 1-21; 84-151; 164-305; 479-584; 653-718; 730-782; 838-854; 875-934; 973-1064 AND OF HERODOTUS, HISTORIES VIII, 70-100.
Teaching Methods
FRONTAL LESSONS.
Verification of learning
ORAL EXAM TO TEST KNOWLEDGE OF GREEK LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE AND INTERPRETATIVE COMPETENCES.
Texts
A. PORRO - W. LAPINI - C. BEVEGNI - C. LAFFI - F. RAZZETTI, LETTERATURA GRECA. STORIA, AUTORI, TESTI, LOESCHER, TORINO, 2012, VOL. I DA OMERO A ERODOTO; VOL. II L'ETÀ CLASSICA (ONLY THE HISTORY OF LITERATURE).

ESCHILO, ORESTEA, INTRODUZIONE DI V. DI BENEDETTO; TRADUZIONE E NOTE DI E. MEDDA - L. BATTEZZATO, M. P. PATTONI, BUR, MILANO 1995.

ERODOTO, LE STORIE, VIII, A CURA DI D. ASHERI - A. CORCELLA, TRADUZIONE DI A. FRASCHETTI, FONDAZIONE LORENZO VALLA, MONDADORI 2003.
AS AN ALTERNATIVE, ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TRANSLATIONS CAN BE USED:
ERODOTO, STORIE, LIBRI VIII-IX, A CURA DI D. FAUSTI, TRADUZIONE DI A. IZZO D'ACCINNI, BUR, MILANO, 1984.
ERODOTO, STORIE, TRADUZIONE DI L. ANNIBALETTO, OSCAR MONDADORI, MILANO 2000.
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