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The course of Historical Linguistics analyzes the concept of Proto-Indo-European and linguistic reconstruction.
The course aims at acquainting the student with reconstruction and critical analysis of textes written in ancient Indo-European Languages (with highlights on Greek, Latin and Vedic).
The student will be able to reconstruct roots, morphemes, suffixes and phrases in Proto-Indo-European.
A good knowledge of Greek and Latin. The textes will be read in the original languages.
Textes are read and discussed in the class. Students are incouraged to partecipated, translate and comment them.
The class will be face-to-face plus streaming transmission on TEAMS channel "Glottologia Antichisti".
Indo-European Ainigmata and Riddles.
The student will be able to read the texts which are explained at lesson and to reconstruct the PIE roots and words.
Bibliography for 6 cfu: two tetxts out of four
For students in Archaeology
Francisco Villar, Gli indoeuropei e le origini dell'Europa, Bologna: il Mulino 1997.
Bruce Lincoln, Myth, Cosmos and Society, Cambridge (Mss.): HUP 1986
Office hours: Tuesday, 10-11. Istituto di Glottologia, Balbi 4, third floor.
ROSA RONZITTI (President)
GUIDO GIOVANNI BORGHI
CLAUDIA CAFFI (Substitute)
GIULIO IMBERCIADORI (Substitute)
28 September 2021.
Attendance is highly recommended.
Online code qk9pn59
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The exam will be oral. The student is requested to know text, translation and glottological comments which has been explained in the classes and to show a good knoledge of the books by Campanile and Durante.
The exam will be scored 15/30 (class work) plus 15/30 (individual work).
Students are requested to meet the teacher at leas once before the exam.