Acquire the methodological, literary and linguistic skills required for
independent research work aided by the resources available for the study
of classical languages and literature
- Have earned at least 10 credits in the scientific-disciplinary area of Latin
(Latin language and literature, L-FIL-LET/04).
- Students must pass a second preliminary written entry exam (“prova
scritta di latino 2”), if they have already gained 15 credits in the same
SDA (Latin language and literature, L-FIL-LET/04).
Course unit content
Course title: Classical texts and informatics: stylistic and intertextual
analysis of poems. The study of classical texts must be aided by text and
bibliographical databases. Students must be able to use these research
tools, with a full awareness of the potential of such tools as well as of the
risks deriving from their exclusive and uncritical use.
Study and discussion of assigned individual research topics.
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The course consists of classroom lectures and exercises, followed by a
weekly tutorial. The exam consists of an oral and practical exam covering
syllabus topics and presentation of an individual research project agreed
upon with the course professor.