Classics

Classics – Master’s Degree 2009
Relict languages of Sourhern Europe and Middle East (M.A)
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 1
Recommended Semester: 1
ECTS Credits Allocated: 6.00
Pre-requisites: Passed exams in Historical grammar of Greek language I and Historical grammar of Latin language I on grad. studies.

Course objectives: Acquainting with methodological problems in dealing with language in fragments, with Paleobalkanic relics and related languages of Middle East, with their ethnolinguistics and cultural-historical contexts, with problem of substratum on Balkan.

Course description: Ethnic geography of Ancient Balkan and Middle East, history of the tribes in pre Roman and Roman conquests, types of genuine facts and its idioms, methodological approaches to their study, problems of their affiliation in circle of Indo-European languages, methodology of identification and interpretation of onomastic and appellate substratum in modern Balkan languages.

Learning Outcomes: Enabling for scientific work in field of Paleobalkanistic.

Literature/Reading:
  • R. Katičić, Ancient Languages of the Balkans, den Haag 1976.
  • F. Papazoglu, Srednjobalkanska plemena u predrimsko doba, Sarajevo 1969
  • G. Mayer, Die Sprache der alten Illyrier I II, Wien 1957 59
  • D. Detschew, Die thrakischen Sprachreste, Wien 1957
  • V. P. Neroznak, Paleobalkanskie яzыki, Moskva 1978
  • G. R. Solta, Einführung in die Balkanlinguistik mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Substrats und des Balkanlateinischen, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, 1980
  • I. M. Dьяkonov / Vяč Vs. Ivanov (red.), Drevnie яzыki Maloй Azii, Moskva 1980 (čast III, Яzыkovoй superstrat anatoliйskih яzыkov, str. 357-418)
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