TYPE OF COURSE: COMPULSORY SUBJECTS, CHARACTERISTIC OF THE CLASS
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: italian
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2011/2012
YEAR OF STUDY: 2
SEMESTER: First semester
NUMBER OF CREDITS: 6
UNIT COORDINATOR: BURZACCHINI Gabriele
CONTACT HOURS: 48
INDIVIDUAL WORK HOURS: 90
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student will acquire well-round knowledge regarding the Greek language and literature; he/she will develop the skill required to read critical editions of Greek texts; the student will become acquainted with bibliographical and linguistic sources.
good knowledge of Greek language and Greek literature is recommended prerequisite for the course; students who do not have any basic knowledge of Greek language will be given the possibility to attend specific “Greek zero” (elementary) courses.
Course contents summary
A) linguistic, stylistic, philological and literary analysis. B) 1) Archilochus, Hipponax, Sappho, Alcaeus; 2) additional critical essay assigned during the course.
A) Meleagro. Epigrammi, a c. di G. Guidorizzi, Milano (Mondadori) 1992; A.S.F. Gow-D.L. Page, Hellenistic Epigrams, I-II, Cambridge (Cambridge University Press) 1965; B) 1) E. Degani-G. Burzacchini, Lirici greci. Antologia, II ed. con aggiorn. bibl. a c. di M. Magnani, Bologna (Pàtron) 2005; G. Burzacchini, Lyra conversa. Lirici greci, Bologna (Pàtron) 2009; Anika Nicolosi, Ipponatte, Epodi di Strasburgo; Archiloco, Epodi di Colonia (con un’Appendice su P.Oxy. LXIX 4708), Bologna (Pàtron) 2007; E. Degani, Ipponatte. Frammenti, Bologna (Pàtron) 2007; students will be provided with a specific list during the course.
The teaching method in use is appropriate to the specific needs of the subject which requires the communication of the main course content through classes; discussion with the student about textual problems; seminars. The final examination will include an oral exam to ascertain familiarity with course material.