cod. 1004100

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
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course unit
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Integrated course unit module: LATIN GRAMMAR AND PHILOLOGY (INTEGRATED)

Learning objectives

The course offers a technical introduction to textual criticism, enabling the students to analyse and interpret the critical apparatus of an edition and focusing the linguistic and stylistic features of the texts, both in prose and in poetry


Have earned 10 credits in the subject area of Latin Language and Literature; those who have already earned 15 credits in this subject area must pass a preliminary written exam

Course unit content

Addresses, reading public and audience in Horace's Odes
Horace’ odes are to be seen as conversations with real or fictious addressees and they include a wide range of characters: friends, ennemies, women, prominent or unknown persons. The course focuses on the dynamic relationship between poet and addressee.

Full programme

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L.D. Reynolds, N.G. Wilson, Copisti e Filologi. La tradizione dei classici dall’antichità ai tempi moderni, Padova 1987

Teaching methods

Oral lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Other information

Classroom lectures and exercises plus weekly tutorials
The exam consists of an interview covering syllabus topics and presentation of an individual research project agreed upon with the course professor