Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to enable students to read Latin authors in their original language and in critical editions providing at the same time a linguistic and stylistic commentary of the texts
10 CFU in the subject area of Latin Language and Litterature are required
Course contents summary
The erotic diction from Latin comedy to Catullus. Plautus's and Terence's comedies, showing young people with impossible love stories, deeply influenced the sermo amatorius of following lyric and elegiac poetry. Moving from the analogies of similar topics and situations, the course will focus on the developmente of latin erotic diction.
.D. Reynolds, N.G. Wilson, Copisti e Filologi. La tradizione dei classici dall’antichità ai tempi moderni, Padova 1987
Assessment methods and criteria
Frontal lessons and classes.