GREEK AND LATIN EPIGRAPHY

GREEK AND LATIN EPIGRAPHY

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Code
65336
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
12 credits during the 1st year of 9023 ANCIENT STUDIES: ARCHAEOLOGY, PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURES, HISTORY (LM-15) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ANCIENT STUDIES: ARCHAEOLOGY, PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURES, HISTORY)
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

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 regarding  this culture.

A working knowledge of Latin is not requirement for the course of study.

AIMS AND CONTENT

PREREQUISITES

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: I semester: Wednesday 11-13, Thursday 11-12; by appointment via e-mail: francesca.gazzano@unige.it (DIRAAS,sez.STORIA ANTICA, V.Balbi 4, I p.).

Exam Board

ELENA CIMAROSTI (President)

LIA RAFFAELLA CRESCI

FRANCESCA GAZZANO (President)

VALTER LAPINI

VIVIANA PETTIROSSI

ELEONORA SALOMONE

LESSONS

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

Date Time Location Type Notes
02/07/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/07/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/07/2019 14:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2019 14:30 GENOVA Orale