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CODE 65336
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
MODULES Questo insegnamento è composto da:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Greek Epigraphy, module I: conceived as an introduction to the subject, it presents the evolution of writing in Ancient Greece. Students' active participation is required, especially for reading texts such as public and private inscriptions from the 8th century B.C. to the Roman times. The course will provide a historical interpretation of inscriptions, enabling students to understand the role of epigraphy in the study and reconstruction of Greek civilization. A basic knowledge of Ancient Greek is required.

Latin Epigraphy, module II: A relevant contribution to the knowledge of the Roman world is giving by direct sources; between them Latin epigraphy plays a fundamental role, which allows to identify a dinamic landscape of Roman civilization, including minors but not negligible details. After an initial introductory part, a series of enrolled texts of relevant chronology will be read and commented on in workshop mode.A working knowledge of Latin is a requirement for the course of study.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Greek Epigraphy, module I: Getting acquainted with alphabetical Greek writing, its peculiarities, and its evolution (from Archaic Age until Hellenistic-Roman Age); Acquiring a method to critically analyze different kinds of epigraphic sources; Knowing Greek civilization by reading and analyzing epigraphic texts related to institutional, political, and social contexts; Being able to carry out specific bibliographical research by using traditional and online research instruments.

Latin Epigraphy, module II: Providing theoretical and practical knowledge needed to read, translate and understand the epigraphical messages of the Roman era (known as the writing civilization), in their variety; Showing and deepening the historical, institutional, social, economic, cultural aspects contained in every epigraphical document, contextualizing them in the bigger stage of the ancient world, especially of the Roman era.

PREREQUISITES

Latin Epigraphy, module II: a working knowledge of Latin is a requirement for the course of study.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

FRANCESCA GAZZANO (President)

VALTER LAPINI

ELENA CIMAROSTI (President Substitute)

PIA CAROLLA (Substitute)

VALENTINA PESTARINO (Substitute)

VIVIANA PETTIROSSI (Substitute)

SIMONE PODESTA' (Substitute)

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Latin Epigraphy, module II:  Verbal exam. On line registration to the exam via the Ateneo website will be mandatory.

 

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Latin Epigraphy, module II: The acquisition of the basic methodologies will be tested in order to achieve the objectives, as well as the knowledge of both the main characteristics of writing, and both the main categories of epigraphical documents, especially public and institutionals, and both bibliographical research instruments, with knowledge of the public and private institutions detectable in the given inscription documents.

The correct reading and interpretation of epigraphical text, object of the exam, allows to access an eventual excellence level.

 The following skills will be verified:

         - reading, translating, interpretation and dating of epigraphical texts; - analysis  of historical, institutional, economic, social and cultural aspects included in each document; -          - contextualization of the epigraphical document in the bigger stage of the ancient world, especially of the Roman era; - orientation in bibliographical research and how to supplement and support with additional sources.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
16/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
31/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
08/05/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/05/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
19/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
10/07/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
19/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
03/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/05/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale Appello riservato ai laureandi
26/05/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
12/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
24/07/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale