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CODE 106808
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Sanskrit is one of the most important Indo-European languages, which reflects the PIE culture as well the history of ancient India. Its knowledge enables us to acquire the foundations of Indo-European reconstruction.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The studente will be able to manage the sasis of Sanskrit grammar and to afford the sanskrit texts discussed in class as well Indo-European etymology and reconstruction.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The students will be able to master the foudations of Sanskrit grammar and Indo-European reconstruction.

 

PREREQUISITES

A good knowledge of Greek and Latin.Foundations of Indo-European Linguistics: phonetic laws, geealogical affiliations, morphology.

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional lesson. The student is required to join actively to the class.Texts, materials and photocopies will be provided for the most part.

The lectures will be delivered in presence. The attendance is highly recommended.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

During the course the Brahmodya hymn RV I 164 will be lecture.

The theme will focus on  deciphering Vedic riddles and Indo-European parallelisms.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Romano Lazzeroni, La cultura indoeuropea, Bari: Laterza 1998 (disponibile presso la docente e/o a Scienze della formazione), 120 pp.

Salvatore Monda, Anigma e Griphos. Gli antichi e l'oscurità della parola, Pisa: ETS, 2012, pp. 7-20 (Introduction).

Rosa Ronzitti, Ancora sull’ἀνόστεος esiodeo: membro maschile, vento di Borea, smidollato o chiocciola?, in Lumina: Studi di Linguistica Storica e di Letterature Comparate V, 2021, Roma, Aracne Edizioni, pp. 41-62.

Saverio Sani, Grammatica sanscrita, Pisa - Roma: Serra MMXII (selecion).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROSA RONZITTI (President)

GUIDO GIOVANNI BORGHI

GIULIO IMBERCIADORI (Substitute)

MATTEO MACCIO' (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Tuesday 20th September.

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will be oral. Written reconstruction of words and roots will be required.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The level required to pass the exam is more than the basic one.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
11/05/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
08/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
22/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
20/07/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2023 14:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Frquency to the lectures is highly recommended. Non attending students must contact the teacher at least a month before the exam in order to get a special program.