METHODOLOGY OF CRITICAL EDITIONS

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΩΝ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΩΝ / METHODOLOGY OF CRITICAL EDITIONS
CodeΜΕΦ622
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPhilology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280011020

Programme of Study: PPS School of Philology 2014

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Latin PhilologyElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-15
Medieval Greek PhilologyCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Programme of Study: PPS School of Philology

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Medieval Greek PhilologyCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600133917
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
palaeography
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will know about the manuscript transmission of Byzantine texts, about the organization and stemmatic classification of the surviving manuscript material and the technique of critical editions. In addition they will have been exercised in the preparation of a critical edition and will be able to prepare their own critical edition of a greek text.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the specific problems of transmission and textual criticism of Byzantine texts. Evaluation and genealogical classification (recensio) of the surviving witnesses of a text using the stemmatic theory of Karl Lachmann, as systematized by Paul Maas. Open and closed tradition. Principles and methods of restoration of corrupted passages (emendatio). Problems concerning editing of autographs (spelling, punctuation). Editorial technique and application of theoretical principles in a critical edition of an unpublished text.
Keywords
manuscript transmission, textual criticism
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Seminars501.7
Reading Assigment1003.4
Interactive Teaching in Information Center852.9
Written assigments2006.9
Total43515
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
P. Maas, Κριτική των κειμένων, Αθήνα 1975 M. L. West, Κριτική των κειμένων και τεχνική των εκδόσεων όπως εφαρμόζονται στους Έλληνες και Λατίνους συγγραφείς, Αθήνα 1989
Additional bibliography for study
H.-G. Nesselrath, Εισαγωγή στην αρχαιογνωσία, τόμος Α: Αρχαία Ελλάδα, Αθήνα 2001, σσ. 1–85 A. Giannouli – E. Schiffer (eds.), From manuscripts to book / Vom Codex zur Edition. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Textual Criticism and Editorial Practice for Byzantine Texts, Wien 2011
Last Update
12-05-2023