HISTORY OF LATIN
Learning outcomes of the course unit
In-depth preparation in the history of Latin and acquisition of the skills required for independent research work
PREREQUISITES: Have earned 10 credits in the scientific-discipline area of Latin Language and Literature; those who have already earned 15 credits in this subject area must pass a preliminary written exam.
Course contents summary
Love and society in the Rome of Augustus
Ov. ars 2, 1-20; 3, 311-348
Ov. trist. 1, 3; 1, 6; 3, 3
Horatius, sat. 1,1
familiarity with one textbook on the history of Latin and comparison with other textbooks or sections of them;
independent research through in-depth examination of topics covered in the course
readings assigned during lectures
Tacitus, Germania (any edition)
Horatius, sat. 1, 1 (any edition).
Stolz-Debrunner-Schmidt, Storia della lingua latina, Bologna
Palmer, Storia della lingua latina, chapt. Gli sviluppi della lingua letteraria, pp. 116-183.
Poli - Poccetti - Santini, Una storia della lingua latina, Roma 1999, chapt. Lingua e generi letterari dalle origini agli Antonini, pp. 235-338
Classroom lectures and exercises plus weekly tutorials.
The exam consists of an interview covering syllabus topics and presentation of an individual research project agreed upon with the course professor