The history of classical culture in Europe in the modern and contemporary era
The course aims to illustrate the history of classical culture, taking into consideration moments and personalities of European culture and history.
Knowledge and understanding: The course intends to provide useful knowledge to understand the historical evolution of the philological methods, In relation to the general historical context.
Ability to Apply Knowledge and Understanding: The course is aimed at providing tools for analyzing and evaluating the study of the texts of Greek and Latin authors according to a multidisciplinary approach and a diachronic optic.
Autonomy of judgment: Through the study of different theoretical approaches and the critical evaluation of the different interpretations, students will be able to read and test basic texts for the history of classical studies.
Communication skills: the presentation of critical choices, considered in a diachronic sense, will enable students to master the appropriate technical language and terminology; The development of communicative abilities, both oral and written, will also be stimulated through classroom discussion, participation in seminar activities, and through final exam.
Learning Abilities: Learning Ability will be stimulated through the discussion in the classroom, also aimed at verifying the actual understanding of the topics dealt with and developing application skills.
Authors' texts will be provided during the course and will be included on the teacher's webpage.
D. Lanza –G. Ugolini, Storia della filologia classica, Carocci, Roma, 2016.
M. S. Montecalvo, Guillaume-Emmanuel-Joseph de Clermont-Lodève Guilhem de Sainte-Croix (1746-1809). Tomo I. Carteggio, Tomo II. Biografia (« Carteggi di Filologi » 16), Firenze, Gonnelli, 2014
The evaluation test consists in the final exam, an oral interview lasting 20 to 30 minutes, and is aimed at verifying the learning outcomes. The vote is expressed in 30/30.
1. Philology and erudition in the modern age (1 CFU)
2. History and Antiquarian (1 CFU)
3. The classics at the time of the Reformation (1 CFU)
4. Classical antiquity at the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (2 CFU)
5. Classical studies and revolutions (1 CFU)