2023-2024 / LCLA0044-1

Literary papyrology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in ancient languages and literatures : classics (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in ancient languages and literatures : classics (60 ECTS)5 crédits 


Gabriel Nocchi Macedo

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course demonstrates the contribution of Greek and Latin literary papyri and their importance in the knowledge of ancient literatures and their cultural context during a period of more than a thousand years.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To be able to describe, decipher, translate and comment Greek and Latin literary papyri.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Knowledge of the Greek and Latin languages.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

To prepare the presentation, translation and commentary of a Greek or Latin literary papyrus.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face. 30 hours (2 hours a week). 

Recommended or required readings

Photograph and text of the papyri studied on each course + e-learning (eCampus).

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

Paper: presentation, translation, codicological, paleographical, grammatical, and critical commentary of a Greek or Latin literary papyrus. The paper should be submitted in print or PDF on the last day of class. It counts for 50% of the final grade.
Oral examination in June: 50% of the final grade.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Holder Gabriel NOCCHI MACEDO, directeur du CEDOPAL, chargé de cours Département des Sciences de l'antiquité, CEDOPAL, Place du 20-Août, 7, B-4000 Liège, Bât. A1, third floor, 3/46 Phone 04 366 55 77 E-mail :gn.macedo@uliege.be

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Online Notes
Notes are available on eCampus.