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LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Ι


Teaching Staff: Vaiopoulos Vaios
Course Code: ΛΑΦ101
Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Delivery method: In the classroom
Semester: 2
ECTS: 5

Short Description:

Representative texts from various literary genres of the Res Publica period. Emphasis on Plautus, Terentius, Sallustius. Introduction to the History of Latin Literature.


Objectives - Learning Outcomes:

The course aims at introducing the students to Latin Literature (till the times of Late Res Publica). For that purpose texts from various literary genres are selected. Apart from that students work on understanding Latin texts (language).

After having completed studies, students will be able to:

Understand Latin texts using dictionaries. Β. be familiar with basic traits and authors of Latin literature (till the times of Late Res Publica-Cicero’s times).


Syllabus:

Week #1: Introduction to Latin Literature. Livius Andronicus

Week #2: Naevius, Ennius

Week #3: Plautus

Week #4: Caecilius, Terentius

Week #5: Terentius, Pacuvius, Accius

Week #6: Lucilius, Catullus

Week #7: Cato maior

Week #8: Lucretius

Week #9: Cicero

Week #10: I. Caesar

Week #11: Sallustius

Week #12: Sallustius

Week #13: Sallustius


Suggested Bibliography:

J. Kenney – W. V. Clausen, Ιστορία της λατινικής λογοτεχνίας, Αθήνα 1999. M. Von Albrecht, Ιστορία της ρωμαϊκής λογοτεχνίας, Ηράκλειο Ι997. Σοφία Παπαϊωάννου, Titi Macci Plauti, Ο Καυχησιάρης Στραιτώτης (Miles Gloriosus), Εισαγωγή, Μετάφραση, Σχόλια, Αθήνα, 2009. Λ. Τρομάρας, P. Terentii Afri Eunuchus, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2005. P.C. McGushin, Sallustius Crispi, Bellum Catilinae, Leiden, 1977. K. C. Vretska, Sallustius Crispus, De Catilinae Coniuratione, 2 vols, Heidelberg, 1976. D. C. Earl, The Political Thought of Sallust, Cambridge, 1961.

 


Teaching Methods:

Lecture. Discussion. Audio-visual material. Multimedia.


Evaluation Methods:

Written exams.


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