Scheda programma d'esame
LABORATORIO DI EPIGRAFIA SUD-ARABICA
ALESSANDRA AVANZINI
Anno accademico2016/17
CdSLETTERE
Codice164ZW
CFU6
PeriodoSecondo semestre

ModuliSettoreTipoOreDocente/i
LABORATORIO DI EPIGRAFIA SUD-ARABICAL-OR/07LABORATORI36
ALESSANDRA AVANZINI unimap
Learning outcomes
Knowledge

The student who successfully completes the course will have the ability to analyse philologically and linguistically the South Arabian epigraphic documentation in its cultural context. He/she will be able to read, transcribe and translate a South Arabian inscription, discussing its linguistic features, and to describe the artistic characteristics of its support. Moreover, he will have the ability to catalogue the epigraph in the online archive “DASI-Digital Archive for the study of pre-Islamic Arabian Inscriptions” of the University of Pisa.

Assessment criteria of knowledge

- During the oral exam the student must be able to demonstrate his/her knowledge of the course material. His/her ability to read and analyse the linguistic features of some of the South Arabian texts studied during the course will be assessed. - The student must demonstrate the ability to individually work on the DASI data entry tool, inserting the data of a number of South Arabian epigraphs, as illustrated and practices during the course.

Methods:

  • Final oral exam
  • Final laboratory practical demonstration
Prerequisiti (conoscenze iniziali)

Conoscenza di una lingua semitica

Teaching methods

Delivery: face to face

Learning activities:

  • attending lectures
  • Laboratory work
  • ICT assisted study
  • Practical

Attendance: Mandatory

Teaching methods:

  • Lectures
  • laboratory
Programma (contenuti dell'insegnamento)

Introduzione all’epigrafia sudarabica.

Studio della traslitterazione dal sudarabico.

Studio della grammatica sabea ed elementi delle altre lingue sudarabiche.

Studio della digitalizzazione di epigrafi nel Data entry DASI

Syllabus

The first part of the course covers the script and the grammar of the South Arabian languages, with transliteration and translation execises. Particular attention is paid to the Sabaic language. The second part of the course provides the skills to digitally catalogue the South Arabian epigraphic documentation in the DASI archive, analysing and recording the linguistic, onomastic and philological features of the text, the artistic features of the support, the bibliographical references etc.

Bibliografia e materiale didattico

Avanzini, Alessandra. By Land and by Sea: A history of South Arabia before Islam recounted from inscriptions. Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2016.

Lettura del testo sudarabico delle iscrizioni trattate a lezione (Ja 2113, Ja 2118, Ja 2106, RES 3945, RES 3946). Per consultazione: DASI - Digital Archive of pre-Islamic Arabian Inscriptions [http://dasi.humnet.unipi.it].

Indicazioni per non frequentanti

Gli studenti non frequentanti sono pregati di contattare il docente per concordare il programma d'esame.

Note

Il corso inizierà il 23 febbraio alle 12:45 presso l'aula G4 del Polo Guidotti (via Trieste 38).

Ultimo aggiornamento 02/05/2017 18:57