The teaching of Philology 1, linked to the first language, is part of the basic training activities of "General and Applied Philology and Linguistics" of the degree course in Languages and Linguistic Mediation-Cultural, specifically activities aimed at providing the tools for analysis and theoretical reflection proper to philology, as well as knowledge of cultural heritage, specifically literary and philological, related to the foreign language.
The course aims to provide a clear and sufficiently thorough picture of the novel cultural horizon/ Germanic in its historical-linguistic and historical-literary aspects, and the processes through which the ways were determined, the forms and conventions of the relevant tradition.
Knowledge of peculiar linguistic and literary elements in relation to basic cultural situations. Knowledge and understanding of the correct methodological norms in order to recover or reconstruct the genuine form of texts.
Expected learning outcomes: students will have a sufficiently in-depth knowledge of the historical-linguistic and historical-literary aspects of the novel/Germanic cultural horizon and the ways and conventions of its tradition; will know the specific elements relating to basic cultural situations; they will know and will include rules for the recovery and reconstruction of the genuine forms of the texts.
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Mutuazione: 20703279 FILOLOGIA E LINGUISTICA ROMANZA 1 in Lingue e mediazione linguistico-culturale L-12 MOCAN MIRA VERONICA


The course presents the most important stages in the formation of romance linguistic and literary culture, from the evolution of the romance languages and the analysis of the first written attestations (the Appendix Probi, the indovinello veronese, the Glosses of Reichenau etc). some representive texts of the epical, lyric and courtly tradition will be analysed, with particular attention to the cultural and historical continuity between Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

Core Documentation

• Au. Roncaglia, I primi passi del volgare, in Le origini della lingua e della letteratura italiana, Torino, UTET, 2006, pp. 157-214;
• Piero G. Beltrami, La filologia romanza, Bologna, il Mulino, 2017;
• Di Girolamo, I trovatori, Torino, Bollati Boringhieri, 1989 (Introduzione e capp. I, IV);
• M. L. Meneghetti, Le origini delle letterature medievali romanze, Roma, Laterza, 2019 (o edizioni precedenti).

Type of delivery of the course


Type of evaluation

Oral exam.