Learning outcomes of the course unit
Good knowledge of Latin language and literature.
Course contents summary
Lecture course: Lyrical poetry in the Roman society of I century b. C.
Reading of Catullus' and Horatius' carmina about love, frienship, art of poetry
Morphology and syntax
History of Latin literature
Reading texts of Cicero, Vergilius, Seneca
Reading texts will be announced during the lectures.
Morphology and syntax (Ghiselli, Il nuovo libro di latino,
Traina - Bernardi Perini, Propedeutica al latino universitario.
Cicero, Pro Caelio (any edition).
Virgil, Aeneid, Book III (any edition).
Seneca, De providentia
History of Latin literature (in one of the following editions: G.B. Conte, Letteratura latina, Florence 2002; G. Garbarino, Storia e testi della letteratura latina, Turin 2001; A. Cavarzere, A. De Vivo, P. Mastrandrea, Letteratura latina, Roma 2003).
Classroom lectures and seminars.
Assessment methods and criteria
The exam consists of a preliminary written test and an oral test.