cod. 23035

Academic year 2012/13
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Lingua e letteratura latina (L-FIL-LET/04)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
12 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course aims to provide a basic knowledge of Latin literature enabling students to decode the communication strategies of ancient authors and the impact on the public through linguistic tools and literary genres.


No prerequisites

Course unit content

Literary communication in the ancient world: from author to public. An outline of various forms of literary communication in the ancient world will be offered through the study of different support materials (papyrus, parchment, volumen, codex) and different writing styles. The second part of the course will be focused on satire and comedy, strategic genres in oral and written communication.

Full programme

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<em>Libri, editori e pubblico nel mondo antico.Guida storica e cri</em>tica, a cura di G. Cavallo, Bari, Laterza, ultima edizione.( Introduzione e i primi due saggi)<br />
<em>Le biblioteche nel mondo antico e medioevale</em>, a cura di G. Cavallo, Bari, Laterza, ultima edizione.(Introduzione e i prim idue saggi)<br />
G. Cavallo, <em>Testo, libro, lettu</em>ra, in Aa.Vv.,<em>Lo spazio letterario di Roma antica</em>, Salerno editore, vol II, pp.307-341 <br />
P. <em>Fedeli, I sistemi di produzione e diffusione, in Aa.Vv.,</em>Lo spazio letterario di Roma antica, Salerno editore, vol II, pp.343-378<br />
G.B. Conte, <em>Letteratura latina</em>, Firenze, Le Monnier, ultima edizione; oppure G.Garbarino, <em>Storia e testi della letteratura latina</em>, Torino Paravia 2001; oppure A Cavarzere, A.De Vivo, P. Mastandrea, <em>Letteratura latina</em> , Carocci 2003.<br />
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Teaching methods

Oral lesson

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Other information

Classroom lectures and exercises plus weekly tutorials.The exam consists of an oral exam on various topics covered in the course syllabus