FF:LgBB06 Italic and Romance languages - Course Information
LgBB06 Italic and Romance languagesFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
- prof. RNDr. Václav Blažek, CSc. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. RNDr. Václav Blažek, CSc.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
- The course is assigned for students of all philological disciplines.
- 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 / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 77 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The course consists of two parts. The first one is devoted to the ancient languages of the Apennin Peninsula and neighbouring islands, in the second one the modern Romance languages are descripted. To understand a continuity of development from Latin to Romance languages, including the role of substates and adstrates.
- Learning outcomes
- The students acquaint with the preclassic history of Latin, plus language history of all Roman world. They get a survey about mutual relations of all Romance languages, their distribution and importance.
- 1. Survey of the ancient languages of the Apennin Peninsula and their classification. 2. Position of the Italic languages within Indo-European; their internal classification. 3. Epigraphic monuments of the languages of ancient Italy. 4. Spreading of Latin outside of Italy; development of Vulgar Latin. 5. Influence of the substrate languages (Etruscan, Osco-Umbrian, Iberian, Aquitanian, Celtiberian, Gaulish, Illyrian, Dacian) and the adstrate languages (Germanic, Slavic, Arabic). 6. Classification of the Romance languages and their survey: 6.1. Portuguese, Galician, Spanish, Catalonian. 6.2. French, Occitan, Franco-Provençal. 6.3. Engadino, Sur- & Subselvan, Ladinský, Friulský. 6.4. Sardinian. 6.5. Italian. 6.6. Dalmatian; Istroromanian, Macedoromanian = Aromanian, Meglenoromanian, Dacoromanian & Moldovian.
- recommended literature
- URBANOVÁ, Daniela & BLAŽEK, Václav. Národy starověké Itálie, jejich jazyky a písma. Brno 2008.
- ŠABRŠULA, Jan. Úvod do srovnávacího studia románských jazyků. Praha, 1980. info
- Teaching methods
- A comprehensive survey of the languages of the Ancient Italy presented by a teacher. Grammatical descriptions of individual Romance languages in the Latin context presented by students.
- Assessment methods
- The final exam or colloquium is based on quality of the final study, devoted to the description of one of the Romance languages or comparison of two languages.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.