University of Udine

DIpartimento di Studi UManistici
e del patrimonio culturale

DIUM - Dipartimento di eccellenza 2018-2022 MIUR %} MENU

Exegesis of the Sources for Ancient Greek History

Esegesi delle fonti per la storia greca

History

Exegesis of the Sources for Ancient Greek History


Coordinator: Dr. Maddalena Luisa Zunino

History

Exegesis of the Sources for Ancient Greek History


Coordinator: Dr. Maddalena Luisa Zunino

Esegesi delle fonti per la storia greca

The purpose is to reassert the need for a methodologically rigorous interpretation of the written sources, both literary and epigraphic, for those who deal with the reconstruction (in a broad sense) of the ancient Greek civilisation. The understanding of a text (and of its author's intentions) is in fact based on its proper contextualisation according to its genre, the place and time of its composition, also in a constant dialogue with other types of sources (such as the archaeological ones); but first of all it is based on the absolute respect for its wording, in order to search for new – even unexpected – meanings.