The course contributes to achieving the learning objectives of the MA degree course in Philology, Linguistics and Literary Traditions. It aims to consolidate and broaden the knowledge and methodologies acquired over the BA course in line with the professional positions and job opportunities that this MA envisages. Finally, the course aims to prepare students for postgraduate education both in Italy and abroad (Ph.D, specializing courses, etc...).
On completion of the course students should possess a solid and wide knowledge of Greek literary culture, grounded in direct reading of ancient texts in the original. Moreover, students will have acquired knowledge of the fundamental critical tools, IT included, for the study of classical disciplines.
Critical thinking skills
Students should have acquired adequate skills in translation, understood as a personal and original interpretation of the text.
Moreover, students will have developed a valid philological method for reading classical texts critically and interpret, in an autonomous ways, the authors, works and genres of Greek literature in relation to their historical-cultural context and to the dynamics of the textual tradition, also in the light of the most recent research.
Students must be able to communicate the outcome of study results, orally and in writing, clearly, coherently and in an articulate manner. Students must also have a sure command of the specialised terminology of the discipline.