BYZANTINE LITERATURE AND CULTURE

Academic year 2015/2016 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title CIVILTA' E LETTERATURA BIZANTINA
Course code FT0416 (AF:211238 AR:99642)
Modality For teaching methods (in presence/online) please check the timetable
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code L-FIL-LET/07
Period 3rd Term
Course objectives
This an introductory course on the Byzantine civilisation (history, literature, art, etc.)
Pre-requirements
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Contents
Study of the texts on Byzantium: history and eschatology, place of Byzantium in the world and in the history. Influence of this vision during the modern times in Greece, in East Europe and in Russia. Literature and art.
Referral texts
Cyril Mango, La civiltà Bizantina, Roma - Bari 2013; The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies, edited by Elizabeth Jeffreys with John Haldon and Robin Cormack, Oxford 2008, part III, chapters 9, 10, 11; Cyril Mango, Byzantinism and Romantic Hellenism, "Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes" 28 (1965), pp. 29-43.


Type of exam
oral
Teaching language
Italian