cod. 15015

Academic year 2015/16
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Slavistica (L-LIN/21)
Discipline filologiche
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course allows the student to :
• acquire a diachronic knowledge providing the student
with a greater understanding, awareness and judgment
about the Slavic languages studied;
• collect data, information, knowledge, sources in order to acquire a
historical interpretation and a linguistic judgement as much indipendent as possible;
• acquire a comparative linguistic framework necessary for a correct
contextualization of the Slavic language studied by the student;
• know and understand the milestones leading to the
formation of modern Slavic languages;
• understand and interpret old Church Slavonic texts, applying their basic knowledge in order to communicate and argue on topics presented in the course.



Course unit content

The course presents a historical - linguistic outiline ranging from the origins of
Slavic civilization to the formation of various modern Slavic languages, with
specific bibliography for an autonomous researching. In
first part the following topics will be briefly introduced:
the ethnogenesis of the Slavs, their migration, the formation of the first Slavic nations,
Christianization, the mission of Cyril and Methodius, alphabets, origin and
tradition of Slavic Writing. A second part will cover the
fundamentals of phonology and morpho - syntax of Old Church Slavonic. Practical exercising will concern reading and philological commenting
some passages of old Slavonic texts. The material for practical exercises is provided during the course and made available on platform.

Full programme

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Teaching methods

Lectures. Active participation Will still be required in reading and interpreting documents and

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

Other information

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