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Mutuazione: 20702461 STORIA DELLA LINGUA LATINA L.M. in Didattica dell’Italiano come Lingua Seconda (DIL2) LM-39 LUCERI ANGELO


On the basis of documents and contemporary testimonies to the different linguistic phenomena, the course will illustrate some aspects of linguistic communication in Latin, considered in its diachronic development (from protohistory to the Romance) and in its various registers (standard and informal). The reading and analysis of various texts regarding Latin Bucolic genre is aimed at providing the tools to grasp the specificities of the historical evolution of the Latin language and to identify its morphosyntactic and stylistic peculiarities. For this purpose the course consists of:
(1) A number of lessons minded in particular to offer an overview of the history of the Latin language from its origins up to the 6th century A.D., through the reconstruction of its evolution in the dimension of language of everyday use and literary language;
(2) Setting, reading, italian translation and commentary of Latin Bucolic texts from Virgilius, Calpurnius Siculus and Nemesianus.

Core Documentation

Point 1:
- (a) F. Berardi, Le vie del latino. Storia della lingua latina con elementi di grammatica storica, Galatina, Congedo Editore, 2020.
- (b) Further bibliography and tools about the texts in the syllabus will be given during the course, and made available on line at the url of the course.

Point 2:
- (a) Publio Virgilio Marone, Le Bucoliche. Traduzione di A. Traina. Introduzione e commento a cura di A. Cucchiarelli, Roma, Carocci, 2017 (4a rist. 2020).
- (b) A. Luceri, La poesia bucolica, in A. Fusi-A. Luceri-P. Parroni-G. Piras (a cura di), Lo Spazio Letterario di Roma antica, vol. VI (I Testi. 1 – Poesia), Roma, Salerno Editrice, 2009, pp. 603-636.

Non-attending students will integrate the program with the individual study of the following text:

- Elena Malaspina, La comunicazione linguistica in latino. Testimonianze e documenti, Seconda edizione riveduta e ampliata con la collaborazione di Ermanno Malaspina, Alessandria, Ediz. dell’Orso, 2014.

Type of delivery of the course

In the case of an extension of the health emergency from COVID-19, all the provisions that regulate the methods of carrying out the teaching activities and student assessment will be implemented. In particular, as regards lessons and the dissemination of teaching materials, Moodle and/or Teams platforms will be used. As regards the exams, Teams platform will be used.

Type of evaluation

Oral exam at the end of the course, without intermediate tests (queries about the various stages and layers of the Latin language from the earliest documents to late antiquity, and reading in latin, translation and interpretation of some passages of the texts in syllabus).