GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I

Lettere GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I

0312600023
DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
ARTS
2020/2021

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2020
ANNUALE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1272LESSONS
Objectives
*KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING*- KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTALS OF THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
- BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF GREEK LANGUAGE (PHONETICS, MORPHOLOGY, GRAMMAR, SYNTAX, VOCABULARY).-
BASIC 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 ANCIENT TEXTS OF DIFFERENT LITERARY GENRES.*
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING*
- TO UNDERSTAND AND COMMENT ON TEXTS OF DIFFERENT NATURE AND TYPE
- TO RECOGNIZE THE BASIC FORMAL AND RHETORIC STRUCTURES OF THE TEXTS
-TO USE THE KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED IN THE COMPARISON WITH THE CULTURAL AND SOCIAL CONTEMPORARY CONTEXT
- TO ORGANIZE AND COMMUNICATE WITH CLARITY THE REFLECTIONS ABOUT THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF LANGUAGE.
- TO ORIENTATE ONESELF IN THE CRITICAL DEBATE ON THE GREEK LITERATURE
- TO HAVE A CRITICAL APPROACH TO THE GREEK LITERARY TEXTS.
- TO COMMUNICATE THE RESULTS OF THE ANALYSIS AND OF THE INTERPRETATION OF GREEK LITERARY TEXTS.
Prerequisites
BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF GREEK LANGUAGE.
Contents
1. GENERAL RUDIMENTS OF GREEK GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX, PRACTICAL EXERCISES OF TRANSLATION FROM GREEK TEXTS.
LECTURE HOURS (WITH EXERCITATIONS): 12
2. HISTORY OF THE GREEK LITERATURE IN ARCHAIC AND CLASSICAL AGE WITH READING IN THE ITALIAN TRANSLATION OF EXCERPTS FROM DIFFERENT LITERARY GENRES (EPIC, LYRIC, THEATER, ORATORY, HISTORIOGRAPHY, PHILOSOPHY)
LECTURE HOURS: 10
3. READING IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE, TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY OF THE FOLLOWING TEXTS:
A. EURIPIDES, TROADES, 1-152
B. THUCYDIDES, II, 37-41
C. LYSIAS, ON THE REFUSAL OF A PENSION.
D. SENOFONTE, ECONOMICO, I-II
LECTURE HOURS (WITH EXERCITATIONS): 50
Teaching Methods
- THE FRONTAL LESSONS ARE CONDUCTED WITH SEMINAR AND PARTICIPATED METHOD WITH THE INSIGHTS AND CLASSROOM DISCUSSIONS ON THE MAJOR PROBLEMS OF INTERPRETATION.
- EXERCISES OF TRANSLATION AND EXEGESIS IN THE CLASSROOM.
- LESSONS AND SEMINARS OF EXTERNAL TEACHERS.
Verification of learning
ORAL EXAMINATION, WHICH WILL TEST:
1) THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF GREEK LITERATURE
2) THE CAPACITY OF TRANSLATION AND ANALYSIS OF ONE OR MORE TEXT GREEKS
3) THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE AND ANALYZE THE MAIN FORMS OF THE GREEK LANGUAGE.
EVALUATION WILL BE UNSATISFACTORY IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT DEMONSTRATE TO BE SUFFICIENTLY COMPETENT WITH THE THREE ABOVE MENTIONED ASPECTS. IN THE EVENT OF SUFFICIENT KNOWLEDGE, MARKS WILL RANGE FROM 18 TO 30 CUM LAUDE, DEPENDING ON THE LEVEL OF UNDERSTANDING OF THE TOPICS AND THE PERSONAL IN-DEPTH STUDY; 30 CUM LAUDE INDICATES VERY GOOD SKILLS AND OWN PERSONAL INTERESTS.
Texts
1.
R. PIERINI - R. TOSI, CAPIRE IL GRECO, [EIKASMOS QUADERNI BOLOGNESI DI FILOLOGIA CLASSICA], PATRON EDITORE, BOLOGNA, 2014

2. L.E. ROSSI - R. NICOLAI, STORIA E TESTI DELLA LETTERATURA GRECA, FIRENZE, LE MONNIER 2002
1: L'ETÀ ARCAICA: OMERO, ESIODO, INTRODUZIONE ALLA LIRICA, ELEGIA E GIAMBO, I GIAMBOGRAFI, I POETI ELEGIACI, INTRODUZIONE ALLA POESIA MELICA, MELICA ARCAICA (VII-VI SECOLO A.C.), LA LIRICA MONODICA TRA VII E VI SECOLO A.C., MELICA TARDOARCAICA (VI-V SECOLO A.C.)
2A L'ETÀ CLASSICA: LA TRAGEDIA, IL DRAMMA SATIRESCO, ESCHILO, SOFOCLE, EURIPIDE, LA COMMEDIA ANTICA, ARISTOFANE
2B: L'ETÀ CLASSICA: ERODOTO E LA STORIOGRAFIA DEL V SECOLO A. C., TUCIDIDE, SENOFONTE, L'ORATORIA GIUDIZIARIA TRA V E IV SECOLO A.C.: LISIA, L'ORGANIZZAZIONE DELL'INSEGNAMENTO RETORICO: ISOCRATE, L'ORATORIA DEL IV SECOLO A.C. E DEMOSTENE, PLATONE.

3A. ANY EDITIONS AMONG THE FOLLOWING ONES:
- EURIPIDE, TROIANE, A CURA DI V. DI BENEDETTO - E. CERBO, MILANO, BUR, 1998.
- EURIPIDE, TROIANE, A CURA DI D. SUSANETTI, MILANO, FELTRINELLI, 2014
- EURIPIDE, ANDROMACA - TROIANE, A CURA DI F. BARBERIS - U. ALBINI, MILANO, GARZANTI, 1993.
- EURIPIDE, LE TRAGEDIE, A CURA DI A. BELTRAMETTI, TORINO, EINAUDI, 2002

3B. ANY EDITIONS AMONG THE FOLLOWING ONES::
- ERODOTO, LE STORIE - TUCIDIDE, LA GUERRA DEL PELOPONNESO, A CURA DI C. MORESCHINI, F. FERRARI, G. DAVERIO ROCCHI, MILANO, BUR, 2008
- TUCIDIDE, LA GUERRA DEL PELOPONNESO, A CURA DI E. SAVINO, MILANO, GARZANTI, 2007
- TUCIDIDE, LE STORIE, A CURA DI G. DONINI, TORINO, UTET, 2014

3C. LISIA, ORAZIONI, A CURA DI E. MEDDA, MILANO, BUR, 1995.

3D. ANY EDITIONS AMONG THE FOLLOWING ONES:
- SENOFONTE, ECONOMICO, A CURA DI F. ROSCALLA, MILANO, BUR, 1991
- SENOFONTE, L'AMMINISTRAZIONE DELLA CASA, A CURA DI C, NATALI, VENEZIA, MARSILIO, 1989

GREEK TEXT OF THE OECONOMICUS WILL BE PROVIDED ALSO BY THE TEACHERS.
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