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MEDIEVAL LATIN AND HUMANIST CULTURE

CODE 80309
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 9 credits during the 2nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (History)
SEMESTER 1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course is designed for students that are interested in Latin authors and works related to the period between Late Antiquity and the 15th century. The course will present the history of literature through the analysis of the evolution of literary genres (including references to the historical and cultural context of each genre). 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Getting acquainted with the major literary works produced in Latin during Renaissance and Middle Ages.  Special importance will be placed on the relations between literature, society and everyday life between the 6th century and the 15th century

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

See above

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

History of Latin Literature during Middle Ages and Humanism (6th-15th century)
 

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

History of Latin Literature during Middle Ages and Humanism (6th-15th century)

Reading of a specialized text

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography for 6-CFU course

E. D'Angelo, La letteratura latina medievale, Viella, Roma 2009.
G. Cappelli, L'umanesimo italiano da Petrarca a Valla, Carocci, Roma 2010.
Altro materiale sarà fornito nel corso delle lezioni.

Bibliography for 9-CFU course

E. D'Angelo, La letteratura latina medievale, Viella, Roma 2009.
G. Cappelli, L'umanesimo italiano da Petrarca a Valla, Carocci, Roma 2010.

One book at choise:

G. Attolini, Teatro e spettacolo nel Rinascimento, Laterza 2007.

L. Allegri, Teatro e spettacolo nel Medioevo, Laterza 2009.

H.C. Peyer, Viaggiare nel Medioevo. Dall'ospitalità alla locanda, Laterza 2009.

J. Le Goff, Gli intellettuali nel Medioevo, Mondadori 2008.

J.C. Schmitt, Medioevo "superstizioso", Laterza 2007.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CLARA FOSSATI (President)

FABRIZIO BENENTE

MAURIZIA MATTEUZZI

SANDRA ORIGONE

CARLO VARALDO

LESSONS

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral exam is meant to assess student's knowledge of the topics covered by the course. Moreover, precision and clarity of students' oral expression, and students' ability to underline the relation between different topics will also be assessed.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/01/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
21/05/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
09/07/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale