LATIN LITERATURE
cod. 00567

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - First semester
Professor
GIBERTINI Simone
Academic discipline
Lingua e letteratura latina (L-FIL-LET/04)
Field
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
Related/supplementary
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

At the end of the course, students acquire knowledge on the texts and history of Latin literature seen as the basis of subsequent cultural events up to the present day.
- Knowledge and understanding The course aims to provide basic knowledge in the field of Latin literature to complete and deepen the specific knowledge characterizing the degree course relating to philosophical studies and to move within all cultural events with historical awareness and perspective.
- Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
Students must be able to face the reading of other works by the same author or others in general with the methods acquired during the lessons, they must move within a general framework in which to place the various phenomena and be able to read some non-scientific essay. too demanding on the specific topic.
-Autonomy of judgment
Students must be able to assess whether the information provided by a given text is sufficient to support a hypothesis or judgment.
- Communication skills
Students must be able to express in a clear and conscious way the main points of Latin literature and of the texts they read.
-Learning skills
Like all other disciplines, Latin literature also contributes to acquiring the skills of learning, analysis and synthesis necessary both to continue the course of study and to enter the world of work.

Prerequisites

None

Course unit content

I. Institutional Part

The Hystory of Latin literature. The focus is on the Latin epic poetry.

II. Monographic Part

Between poetry and mitology. Readinf of the first book of Metamorphoses by Ovid.

Full programme

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Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY

I. Institutional Part

Gian Biagio Conte, "Letteratura latina", 2 voll., Firenze, F. Le Monnier, 2002 or Giovanna Garbarino, "Storia e testi della letteratura latina", con la collaborazione di Sergio A. Cecchin e Laura Fiocchi, 2 voll., Torino, Paravia, 2001 oppure A. Cavarzere, A. De Vivo, P. Mastrandrea, "Letteratura latina. Una sintesi storica", Roma, Carocci, 2003 ( Manuali universitari, 6). Or another handbook with the anthology.


Critical reading

A. La Penna, "Prima lezione di letteratura latina", Roma-Bari, GLF editori Laterza, 2003, and reprints, (Universale Laterza, 823; Prime lezioni).

II. Monographic Part

Edition with the commentary:
Ovidio, "Metamorfosi", a cura di Alessandro Barchiesi, testo critico basato sull'edizione oxoniense di Richard Tarrant. I: 1: Libri I-II, con un saggio introduttivo di Charles Segal, traduzione di Ludovica Koch, [Milano], Fondazione Lorenzo Valla-A. Mondadori, 2005 (Scrittori greci e latini).

Critical reading

Charles Segal, saggio introduttivo a Ovidio," Metamorfosi", a cura di Alessandro Barchiesi, testo critico basato sull'edizione oxoniense di Richard Tarrant. I: 1: Libri I-II, con un saggio introduttivo di Charles Segal, traduzione di Ludovica Koch, [Milano], Fondazione Lorenzo Valla-A. Mondadori, 2005 (Scrittori greci e latini).

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons.

All the teaching material (facsimiles, slides, etc.) used during the course will be loaded on platform “Elly”, https://elly2021.dusic.unipr.it/.

Assessment methods and criteria

The participation of students in the class discussion during the course of the lessons can provide a useful tool for verifying the ongoing preparation of individuals as well as an indication for any changes or in-depth study of the program established based on the most relevant shortcomings.
Verification of learning will be done during the final exam. The final exam consists of an oral test on each part of the program with the aim of evaluating:
- an understanding of the fundamental lines of development of Latin literature;
- the understanding and the ability to comment on the texts of ancient authors addressed in the course;
- the relevance of the answers to the questions;
- clarity of presentation and the property of language.
The sufficiency will be achieved if the first two criteria are fully satisfied and if 60% of the questions posed are answered correctly in compliance with the criteria set out above. The average scores (24-27/30) are assigned to the student who proves to have a more than sufficient (24-25/30) or good (26-27/30) level of the evaluation indicators listed above, the highest scores (from 28/30 to 30/30 and honors) are awarded on the basis of the demonstration of an excellent to excellent level of the evaluation indicators listed above.

Other information

Please contact the teacher to schedule a meeting: phone number +39.0521.90 6693 - +39.339.75 36 503; e-mail: simone.gibertini@unipr.it