KRMgr03 Greek Literature: Roman Period

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Irena Radová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Irena Radová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 16:00–17:40 A22
Prerequisites
No specific demands; however, completion of the course Classical Greek Literature: From Homer to Euripides and Classical Greek Literature: Attic Prose and Hellenistic Period is recommended.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course, following after the course Classical Greek Literature: From Homer to Euripides and Classical Greek Literature: Hellenistic Pewriod, is to present the comprehensive summary of the further development of the poetic and prosaic literary genres in the ancient Greek literature in the "Roman age". The lectures include also pieces of information on the ways of preserving evidence of Greek literature of this period and on the examples of its reception.
Learning outcomes
After the completion of the course the students:
- can describe the development of the Greek literature in the period in question together with the historical context;
- can characterize relevant genres of Greek prose and poetry in the period in question and describe their particularities;
- can name the prominent figures of the genres in question and characterize their works;
- are also informed about the relevant secondary literature.
Syllabus
  • 1. Defining "Roman Period".
  • 2.-3. Epic poetry: Quintus of Smyrna; Nonnos of Panopolis; Musaios.
  • 4. Didactic poetry and fable: Oppianus; Babrius.
  • 5. Lyric poetry: epigrams.
  • 6.-8 Rhetoric and oratory: Dionyssius of Halicarnassus; Libanius; Lucian of Samosata; Iulianus Apostata.
  • 9. Historiography.
  • 10. Philosophy.
  • 11. Novel.
  • 12.-13. Scientific prose.
Literature
    required literature
  • APPIÁNOS, z Alexandrie. Zrod římského impéria (Římské dějiny I) : Římské dějiny (Variant.). Praha: Svoboda, 1986. info
  • DIOGENÉS LAERTIOS. Životy, názory a výroky proslulých filosofů. Translated by Antonín Kolář. Vyd. 2. Pelhřimov: Nová tiskárna, 1995. 473 s. ISBN 8090191630. info
  • PAVLÍK, Jiří. Zvuková estetika v literární teorii a kritice Dionýsia z Halikarnássu : s překladem spisu Dionýsia z Halikarnássu O slovní synthesi. Vyd. 1. Praha: KLP, 2010. 207 s. ISBN 9788086791777. info
  • EPIKTETOS. Rukojeť rozpravy. Praha: Svoboda, 1972. info
  • JOSEPHUS FLAVIUS. Válka židovská. Translated by Jaroslav Havelka - Jaroslav Šonka. Vyd. 2., dopl., v nakl. Svob. Praha: Svoboda, 1992. 266 s. ISBN 8020502106. info
  • Láska a dobrodružství : Dafnis a Chloé (Obsaž.) : Příběhy aithiopské (Obsaž.). Praha: Odeon, 1971. info
  • LÚKIÁNOS. Šlehy a úsměvy. Translated by Ladislav Varcl. Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1969. 312 s. info
  • MARCUS AURELIUS, Antoninus. Hovory k sobě. Vyd. tohoto překladu 8., v. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1999. 174 s. ISBN 80-204-0799-5. info
  • MÚSÁIOS. Héró a Leandros : Verše na rozloučenou (Přít.) : Z myšlenek Theognidových (Přít.). Translated by Julie Nováková, Edited by ve Svobodě 1. 2. opr. vyd. Praha: Svoboda, 1974. 78 s. info
  • PAUSANIAS. Cesta po Řecku. I. Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1973. 581 s. info
  • PLÚTARCHOS, 50-120. O lásce a přátelství [25599]. Praha: Svoboda, 1987. info
  • PLUTARCHOS. Životopisy slavných Řeků a Římanů. 1. Praha: Odeon - nakladatelství krásné literatury a umění, 1967. 834 s. info
  • Řecké epigramy anthologie palatinské. Přel. Rudolf Kuthan. Praha 1938; nebo Poslední růže. Přel. Rudolf Mertlík. Praha 1964
  • Tribuni výmluvnosti : výbor ze starověkých řečníků. Edited by Bořivoj Borecký. Praha: Odeon, 1974. info
    recommended literature
  • CANFORA, Luciano. Storia della letteratura greca. Roma: Laterza, 1994. ISBN 88-421-0205-9. info
  • The Cambridge history of classical literature. Edited by P. E. Easterling - Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox. 1. pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. xv, 936. ISBN 0521210429. info
  • SCHMID, Wilhelm and Otto STÄHLIN. Geschichte der griechischen Literatur. München: Beck, 1961. info
  • LESKY, A. Geschichte der griechischen Literatur. Bern, 1971. info
  • DEL CORNO, D. Letteratura greca. Milano, 1988. info
Teaching methods
Lectures. Individual reading during the semester (texts are partially to find in the e-course). E-learning.
Assessment methods
Oral exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.

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