Indology

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-OR/18
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing students with a general knowledge of the evolution of Indian civilization from antiquity to Middle Ages.
Expected learning outcomes
Essential notions on: geography of South Asia; ancient and medieval Indian history; India-originated religions; foundational literary works of ancient and classical India; Indian social structure in historical perspective.
Ability to: use correct and precise terminology, with a good command of key vocabulary; contextualize the main aspects of ancient and traditional Indian thought; broaden knowledge through valid sources; critically approach sources on the internet and other media.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
Second semester
Unita' didattica A
L-OR/18 - INDOLOGY AND TIBETOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-OR/18 - INDOLOGY AND TIBETOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-OR/18 - INDOLOGY AND TIBETOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours