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.
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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.
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.