LANGUAGE AND CIVILISATION OF THE INDOEUROPEANS

Course Information
TitleΓΛΩΣΣΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΣ ΤΩΝ ΙΝΔΟΕΥΡΟΠΑΙΩΝ / LANGUAGE AND CIVILISATION OF THE INDOEUROPEANS
CodeΓΛΩ399
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPhilology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280007663

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Klasikīs FilologíasElective Courses from other Schools of the Faculty of PhilosophyWinter/Spring-6
Glōssologías Mandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600148119
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
-familiarization with the methods of interdisciplinary study of ancient languages and cultures -analysis of specific problems/issues of the particular field -practice on the interdisciplinary approach -acquisition of skills for independent research -a broader familiarization of issues relating to the study of the Greek language and culture
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
On the basis of linguistic evidence an attempt is being made to conduct a comparative study of the language and culture of the ancient Indo-Europeans. Issues to be covered: brief historical survey; linguistic families; the comparative method and related methods; linguistic and cultural reconstruction; linguistic palaeontology; the relationship between language, society and culture; linguistics and other related disciplines (philology, archaeology, history, ethnology, etc.); language and myth; social organization, institutions and beliefs of the Indo-Europeans (individual, family, social group; legal traditions, justice, religion; fauna and flora); the poet and poetic tradition.
Keywords
comparative linguistics, Indo-European languages, language and culture
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
-frequent use of email for problem-solving with respect to term papers and other subject-relating questions
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.4
Tutorial30.1
Written assigments451.6
Total873.1
Student Assessment
Description
-final exam (written or oral) -term paper (optional) -oral presentation of paper assignments -in-class problem-solving
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-επιλογή από δύο βιβλία
Additional bibliography for study
-πρόσθετο υλικό στο ιστολόγιο του μαθήματος: -βιβλιογραφία -οδηγός μελέτης
Last Update
11-07-2013