Examination of early Christian literature and the evolution of literary genres, and acquisition of the instruments required for reading Christian texts.
Students must have obtained 5 learning credits (Unit A) in the scientific subject area of “Early Christian Literature”.
Course title: Minor figures in the anti-Arian polemic in the West.
The course will focus in particular on the treatise De fide by Gregorio di Elvira.
Gregorio di Elvira, De Fide / edited by Manlio Simonetti, Torino 1975
Additional bibliographical references will be provided during the lectures.
The course consists of classroom lectures supported by a weekly tutoring session.