A good knowledge of the Greek language and literary civilization.
Traditional (6 CFU)
History of the Greek language: sources, contents, literary and material evidences
The course proposes an analysis of texts in order to give students a diachronic perspective of the main aspects of Greek language (grammar, dialectology, metrics).
1. KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: the student must acquire a diachronic view of the most relevant aspects of the Greek language (grammar, dialectology, metric).
2. APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: the student has to be able to recognize diachronic movements of phonetic and morphological aspects within Greek dialectology.
3. JUDGMENT AUTONOMY: by studying the texts of the most significant personalities of Greek literature, the student can improve his philological judgment.
4. COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS: the presentation of the basic elements of the Greek language (grammar, dialectology, metric) will be carried out in such a way as to enable the acquisition of mastery of a technical language.
5. LEARNING ABILITY will be stimulated through the presentation of texts and discussion in the classroom.
A. C. Cassio (ed.), «Storia delle lingue letterarie greche», second edition, Le Monnier 2016.
1. NUMBER OF TESTS: only one (the final one) between the dates set by Calendar of Exames established by the Department of Humanistic Studies.
2. OBJECTIVE OF THE TEST: knowledge of the most relevant aspects of the Greek language (grammar, dialectology, metric) and the skills necessary to recognize the basic aspects of phonetics and morphology of the Greek language in its diachronic dynamics and dialectological variations.
3. METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION: oral.
4. TIMELINE: at the end of the course. The interval between two consecutive appeal tests must be at least two weeks.
5. DURATION: the oral exam will last 20/25 minutes.
6. TYPE: colloquium.
7. FINAL MEASUREMENT OF THE EXAM: vote expressed in thirtieths; and, in the case of a brilliant outcome, conferment of 30 cum laude.
A. An Introduction to the History of Greek Language (3 CFU);
B. A selection of evidences, literary and epigraphic, from the archaic to the Hellentistic age (3 CFU).