|Module title||Languages in the Mediterranean world. From antiquity until the present|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Rafał Rosół|
|Faculty||Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology|
Module aim (aims)
• to gain knowledge of origins and development of particular languages in the Meditteranean world
• to gain knowledge of basic patterns of chosen languages
• to gain knowledge of ethnic groups in the basin of the Mediterranean Sea
• to gain knowledge of language families
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Week 1: Ancient Greek and its Dialects
Week 2: Byzantine and Modern Greek
Week 3: Latin and other Italic languages
Week 4: Romance languages
Week 5: Etruscan and Basque
Week 6: Ancient Egyptian and Coptic
Week 7: Anatolian Languages
Week 8: Ilyrian, Albanian, Ancient Macedonian, Thracian and Phrygian
Week 9: Slavonic languages in Balkan Peninsula
Week 10: Ugaritic and Phoenician
Week 11: Hebrew and Aramaic
Week 12: Arabic and Maltese
Week 13: Turkish
Week 14: Berber languages
Week 15: Final test
1) Woodard, R.D., The Ancient Languages of Europe, Cambridge 2008.
2) Brown, K., Ogilvie, S., Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World, Amsterdam 2008.
3) Ruhlen, M., A guide to the world's languages. Stanford 1987.
4) Ethnologue: Languages of the world [http://www.ethnologue.com/].
5) Harrison, K. D. When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge, New York and London 2007.