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HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS

CODE 65697
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9023 SCIENZE DELL'ANTICHITÀ: ARCH., FILOL.E LETT., STORIA(LM-15) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/01
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course of Historical Linguistics analyzes the concept of Proto-Indo-European and linguistic reconstruction.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    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).

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The student will be able to reconstruct roots, morphemes, suffixes and phrases in Proto-Indo-European.

    PREREQUISITES

    A good knowledge of Greek and Latin. The textes will be read in the original languages.

    TEACHING METHODS

    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".

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    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.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Bibliography for 6 cfu: two tetxts out of four

     

    • M. Durante, Sulla preistoria della tradizione poetica greca (Vol. II), Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo 1976.
    • E. Campanile, La ricostruzione della cultura indoeuropea, Pisa: Giardini 1990.
    • Romano Lazzeroni, La cultura indoeuropea, Bari: Laterza 1998.
    • Salvatore Monda (a cura di), Anigma e griphos. Gli antichi e l'oscurità della parola, Pisa: ETS 2012.

     

    PLUS:

    • Texts which will be read at class.

     

    For students in Archaeology

     

    Francisco Villar, Gli indoeuropei e le origini dell'Europa, Bologna: il Mulino 1997.

    or

    Bruce Lincoln, Myth, Cosmos and Society, Cambridge (Mss.): HUP 1986

    and

    • Romano Lazzeroni, La cultura indoeuropea, Bari: Laterza 1998.
    • A selection of texts.

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    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ROSA RONZITTI (President)

    GUIDO GIOVANNI BORGHI

    CLAUDIA CAFFI (Substitute)

    GIULIO IMBERCIADORI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    28 September 2021.

    Attendance is highly recommended.

    Online code qk9pn59

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    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.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam will be scored 15/30 (class work) plus 15/30 (individual work).

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    03/02/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    12/05/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    09/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    30/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    13/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    08/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students are requested to meet the teacher at leas once before the exam.