Course Code: I2205 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: History • Field of study: History
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Marcela Claudia Ciortea
Seminar tutor: Marcela Claudia Ciortea
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

Exercising intelligence, imposing the rigors of thinking, developing the method, logical qualities and linguistic qualities in order to form clear ideas about the history of Latin
The inclusion in a unitary and coherent structure of the problems regarding the history of the language
Formation of a wide-ranging orientation base towards the further deepening of the topics through individual study; correct mastery of specialized terms

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Periodization of Latin writing. The evolution of the Latin alphabet
2. Classical Latin - Caius Julius Caesar and the War Diary
3. Postclassical LatinPublius Cornelius Tacitus and the beginnings of the chronicle
4. Late Latin. Ammianus Marcellinus and the Transdisciplinary Historical Treatise
5. Latin in the Middle Ages Emperor Justinian and his Code of Laws
6. Medieval Latin. The capitulations of the Frankish kings and elements of legislation in the Middle Ages
7. Chancellery medium. Royal Donation Act: Geza I, King of Hungary, to Benedict Monastery
8. Latin in the developed. Middle AgesTestamentary deed and usufruct
9. Latin in the Late Middle Ages. Treaty of alliance and obedience
10. Latin at the dawn of the modern age. The act of sale-purchase
11. Neo-Latin, the academic language. Dimitrie Cantemir and the History Treatise: The History of the Ottoman Empire

Teaching methods:

Lecture, debate, presentation.

Learning outcomes:

Inclusion in a unitary and coherent structure of the main theories regarding the history of the Latin language

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam 50% and oral 50%

Recommended reading:

Cornelii Taciti, Annales ab excess Divi Augusti, Numa, Nieuwe Uitgevermij, Amsterdam, 1943, ---.
Francisc Pall, Inochentie Micu-Klein. Exilul la Roma (1745-1768). Studiul Exilul lui Inochentie Micu-Klein la Roma (1745-1768, Centrul de Studii Transilvane, Cluj Napoca, 1997, ---.
Ammianus Marcellinus, Roman history., Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică, Bucureşti, 1982, ---.