Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of the course is to make students acquainted with the origins and the development of germanic languages, from the oldest times up to the beginning of he modern era.
Knowledge of at least one germanic language
Course contents summary
Germanic comparative philology
One can extend the comparation up to modern Language, especially Yiddish.
M. Saibene, manuale di linguistica germanica, Cisalpina, Milano
Assessment methods and criteria
It's possible to expand the lesosns in other parts of Indo-European territory.