German Philology (2012/2013)

Course code
4S00877
Credits
6
Coordinator
Maria Adele Cipolla
Other available courses
Other available courses
    Academic sector
    L-FIL-LET/15 - GERMANIC PHILOLOGY
    Language of instruction
    Italian
    Teaching is organised as follows:
    Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
    Modulo 1 3 II semestre Maria Adele Cipolla
    Modulo 2 [anglisti] 3 II semestre Maria Adele Cipolla
    Modulo 2 [tedeschisti] 3 II semestre Maria Adele Cipolla

    Lesson timetable

    II semestre
    Activity Day Time Type Place Note
    Modulo 1 Monday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  
    Modulo 1 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.10  
    Modulo 1 Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.7  

    Learning outcomes

    Main topics: ‘Germanic philology’, meaning, objects, methods; Germanic languages and culture; earliest and current Germanic languages and their Indo-European kinship; Greek, Latin and vernacular sources. Prescriptural traditions and literacy. The introduction of writing: the invention of runes and the adaptation of Greek and Latin alphabets. Conversion and manuscript culture. Earliest literatures: Gothic, Anglo-Saxon, Old (High and Low) German and Old Norse. Romania Germanica in Italy: ethnographic, historical and linguistic features.


    Module: 2
    La Cronaca Anglosassone. Cronaca di Peterborough (ms. E): anno 449
    Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud 636, f. 7r

    Module: 3
    Il Hildebrandslied
    Kassel, 2° MS Theol. 54, ff

    This course concerns one of the most significant texts of Old High German literature, from which a short section will be read, in order to analyze its manuscript tradition, its linguistic and stylistic features, and its contents.




    This course concerns one of the most significant texts of Old English literature, from which a short chapter will be read, in order to analyze its manuscript tradition, its linguistic and stylistic features, and its contents.

    Syllabus

    Module: 1
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    Testi e sitografia

    Elmo B di Negau
    (TITUS-Projekt): < http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/didact/idg/germ/runealph.htm>

    Corno di Gallehus
    http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/pe_mla/r/reproductions_of_the_gallehus.aspx

    Franks Casket
    <http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/pe_mla/t/the_franks_casket.aspx>

    Fibula di Nordendorf A

    Klaus Düwel: Nordendorf, in: Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde Bd. 21. (2. Aufl.) Berlin, New York 2002. S. 273–277.

    Gotische Bibel, Vangelo di Marco 16:
    < http://www.wulfila.be/gothic/browse/text/?book=4&chapter=16>

    Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (E), a. 449:
    < http://asc.jebbo.co.uk/>
    <http://www.le.ac.uk/english/em1060to1220/mss/EM.Ox.Laud.636.htm#top>

    Hildebrandslied:
    <http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/fakultaeten/philosophische-fakultaet/fachbereiche/neuphilologie/deutsches-seminar/abteilungen/mediaevistik/mediaevistik-lernhilfen/leseproben/hildebrandslied.html>

    Bibliografia
    - F.Villar, Gli Indoeuropei e le origini dell'Europa: lingua e storia. Bologna: Il mulino, 2008, pp. 425-41.

    - M.V. Molinari, La Filologia germanica, Bologna, Zanichelli, 1985 (ultima ristampa).
    - Anna Maria Luiselli Fadda, Tradizioni manoscritte e critica del testo nel Medioevo germanico, Roma, Laterza, 1994 (Manuali Laterza, 52: ultima ristampa).
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    Module 2
    Bibliografia e sitografia

    - A. Cipolla, Lezioni di ‘Filologia germanica’. La linguistica germanica. Modulo per gli anglisti (dispensa on-line, scaricabile dalla pagina della docente)

    - Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud 636, f. 7r
    <http://www.le.ac.uk/english/em1060to1220/mss/EM.Ox.Laud.636.htm#top>

    <http://bodley30.bodley.ox.ac.uk:8180/luna/servlet/detail/ODLodl~1~1~47102~118033:Chronicle-of-England--Additions-in-?sort=Shelfmark%252Csort_order&qvq=w4s:/what/MS.+Laud+Misc.+636;sort:Shelfmark%252Csort_order;lc:ODLodl~29~29,ODLodl~7~7,ODLodl~6~6,ODLodl~14~14,ODLodl~8~8,ODLodl~23~23,ODLodl~1~1,ODLodl~24~24&mi=12&trs=187>

    Module 3

    Bibliografia e sitografia

    - Adele Cipolla, Lezioni di ‘Filologia germanica’. La linguistica germanica. Modulo per i tedeschisti (dispensa on-line, scaricabile dalla pagina della docente)

    - Universitätsbibliothek Kassel, Landesbibliothek und Murhardsche Bibliothek der Stadt Kassel

    http://orka.bibliothek.uni-kassel.de/viewer/image/1296741113093/169/LOG_0020/

    Assessment methods and criteria

    oral exam