Geography | History | Litterature | Mother Language
- Main civilization of Mediterranean
- Latin literature nods
- Multiculturalism in Mediterranean among centuries
New competencies targeted
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Know, through literature, particularly the Latin-African one, the multiculturalism that the Mediterranean has facilitated for many centuries.
- Understand how this knowledge can lead us today to consider the Mediterranean as something that unites, and doesn’t divide.
Basic notions about the use of the LIM
References to Latin literature
Spread map of the Latin language from the 1st to the 5th century AD
Analysis of the following Latin African authors:
- Publius Terentius AferAfer II sec aC
- Lucius Apuleius Madauresis II sec. D.C
- Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus II-III sec a.C
in the computer room
Educator divides the students into groups and he invites students to research and deepen the themes present in Terentius, Apuleius and Tertullianus.
They support this thesis (Mediterranean as “trait d’union “ of people and cultures)
- The concept of “Humanitas”, understood as freedom of thought, respect for human personality, commonality of nature of all men, dedication to social duties, rationality, love for culture, balance and inner coherence: «Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto» , comedy, Heautontimorumenos, v. 77
- The comedy of Terentius, Adelphoe, vv, 26-154 (a still current reflection on the relationship between fathers and sons)
- The novel Metamorphoseon books XI, the theme of magic and metamorphosis present in all cultures bordering the Mediterranean Sea
- The oration “ Apologia” the theme of magic
- Apologeticum, a passionate defense of Christianity, during the persecutions of Christians.
- Misunderstandings, persecutions, and episodes of religious intolerance are problems typical of the people bordering the Mediterranean sea
Reflection and debate:
- on literature as a vehicle of progress and social improvement (with references on the current theme of migration)
- European legislation on immigration, the rights and duties of immigrants, the scholastic inclusion of immigrants
- students make posters with all the information they found through their research
|Type of Activity:||Debate, Information research, Publication|
|Target Audience:||From 14 years old|
|Place:||Classroom, Computer room|
|Duration of Activity:||
3 - 4 hours
3 - 4 hours
|Authorship and ressources conditions to use:||IIS GARIBALDI LA No authorization required|
Link on Terentius, Apuleius and Tertullianus
|Note by Author:||
This activity should be done in two different days, in order to give students time to do a research between the first and the second part.
|Topic of this Experiences:||Cultural Heritage|
|Additional resources:||Pdf Version|