SCIENCE OF THE ANCIENT WORLD AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Acquire the methodological, literary and linguistic skills required for independent research work aided by the resources available for the study of classical languages and literature
- Have earned at least 10 credits in the scientific-disciplinary area of Latin (Latin language and literature, L-FIL-LET/04).
- Students must pass a second preliminary written entry exam (“prova scritta di latino 2”), if they have already gained 18 credits in the same SDA (Latin language and literature, L-FIL-LET/04).
Course contents summary
Course title: Classical texts and informatics: stylistic and intertextual analysis of poems. The study of classical texts must be aided by text and bibliographical databases. Students must be able to use these research tools, with a full awareness of the potential of such tools as well as of the risks deriving from their exclusive and uncritical use.
Study and discussion of assigned individual research topics.
The course consists of classroom lectures and exercises, followed by a weekly tutorial. The exam consists of an oral and practical exam covering syllabus topics and presentation of an individual research project agreed upon with the course professor
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam and practical test