This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !
Alternately with LGLOR2792, this course deals with texts written in Greek between the IVth and the XVth centuries, which bear witness to the evolution of Greek, starting from classical Greek and and finally arriving at modern Greek. The reading of texts is also the occasion of illustrating notions of Byzantine history, of the history of Byzantine literature and institutions.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of this course, the student will be capable of reading, translating and analysing Byzantine Greek texts from the IVth to the XVth century, of an advanced level. He will also be able to carry out a personal research on the texts concerned.
In the classes, several Byzatine texts, from various periods and witnessing different characteristics of the language, will be read, analysed and commented.
Conceived as an initiation to research, the course expects the students to prepare the texts before the classes.
Knowledge of ancient Greek is required.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course is conducted like a seminar: the texts, previously prepared by the students, are analysed during the classes, and enriched by grammatical, linguistic, historical, cultural, and other commentaries. Complementary developments on special points of history or literature will be given by the teacher. A collection of recommended readings will be supplied.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Assessment is continuous, based on the preparatory work of the students for each class.
English-friendly course: course taught in French but offering facilities in English.