cod. 00567

Academic year 2010/11
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Lingua e letteratura latina (L-FIL-LET/04)
Discipline linguistiche, filologiche e metodologiche
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

The objective of the course is the in-depth examination of the linguistic structure of the latin language and, through a specific path, the characterisation of some basical aspects of the Latin literature.


The students must have acquired at least 5 cfu in basic Latin Literature (module A).
Verification of basic linguistic knowledge (a written translation Latin-Italian) is a prerequisite for participation in the exam.

Course unit content

Course title: Parasite persona from Comedy to Sidonius Apollinaris

The course addresses the reading and analysis of those literary items which provide evidences for reconstructing the parasite's portatrit from the Comedy to the Sidonius Apollinaris' description in the Letter III 13.

Full programme

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A. Traina, G. Bernardi Perini, Propedeutica al latino universitario
Verg. Aeneis III (Any edition with Latin text)
Cic. Pro Caelio (Any edition with Latin text)
Sen. De providentia (Any edition with Latin text)
Essay of the student’s own choice to be agreed upon with the Professor.
Monographic course: specific texts and bibliography will be provided in the course of the lessons.

Teaching methods

The course will be executed through lessons and exercises, supported by a weekly tutorial.
The exam consists of an oral test on different parts of the program.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral Exam.

Other information

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