|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||L-FIL-LET/09|
Course on a single topic on the basis of the linguistic and literary competences acquired during the course of Romance Philology I.
The course aims to give a complete picture of origins, structure and evolution of medieval romance languages, to increase the knowledge of the medieval romance literatures by reading vernacular texts, to provide the students with competences about the comparative study of medieval works and about textual criticism.
The course aims to give to the students these competences:
1 – the ability to read literary medieval texts in their original language,
2 – the ability to contextualize medieval works in the socioeconomical landscape in which they are written.
Frontal classes with multimedia support
Lessons’ attendance is highly recommended. If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.
Will be available textual files on AulaWeb
The subject of the course is
"The Relationship between Text and Image
The course will focus on the relationship between text and image starting from two exemplary cases: the cycle of frescoes in the church of San Fiorenzo di Bastia (Mondovì - CN), 1466, in which the figuration is constantly flanked and supported by the presence of 'exposed writings', and the manuscript that transmits the Vita et acta Antonii abbatis (Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Mediceo Palatino, 143, c. 1430) in which the life of the saint is narrated in 200 large scenes accompanied by captions.
L. Fenelli, Dall’eremo alla stalla. Storia di sant’Antonio Abate e del suo culto, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2011.
F. Halkin, «La légende de Saint Antoine traduite de l’arabe par Alphonse Bonhome O.P.», Analecta Bollandiana 60 (1942), pp. 143-212. (il testo verrà fornito in versione digitale all’interno del corso)
P. Noordeloos, F.Halkin, «Une histoire latine de S. Antoine: la Légende de Patras», Analecta Bollandiana 61 (1943), pp. 211-250. (il testo verrà fornito in versione digitale all’interno del corso)
Office hours: To be agreed with the professor.
The examination shal consist of an oral check about the course's subject and its critical bibliography by means some questions made by the Commission. Questions will focus on topics covered during the cours, both linguistics and literary.
Student's valuation will take account not only of the knowledge of the course's contents but also of a good explanation and a correct use of the philology's specific language.
If the lessons’ attendance is impossible, Students have to conctat professor to agree an additional textbook.
Students with a certified DSA, disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the professor at the beginning of the course in order to agree on teaching and examination methods that, while respecting the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools.