ARCHEOLOGY AND ART HISTORY OF GREECE AND ROME
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aimed to supply advanced competences in the use of research instruments of archaeology and Greek and roman art history , through a topic case study of the Romanisation process in Northern Italy. Such competences are necessary or in the professional activity in the filed of archaeology, or in Didactics of ancient world, or in museum communication.
acquaintances of basic notions in archaeology and Greek and roman art history (supported examination from 10 cfu positively)
Course contents summary
Title of the course: The Cisalpine between Romanisation and romanitas. Preliminary Short excursus on the concept of archaeology of the Roman provinces and Roman provincial art in the history of studies and on the concept of Romanisation. After then, the aspects of the cultural, artistic and handicraft production in the Gallia Cisalpine will be examinee, with a special regard n the transition between preroman and roman age and in the Roman Empire. The bibliography will be indicated during the course, than it will articulate in frontal lessons, seminaries and guided searches, archaeological visits to museums, expositions and sites. A study journey to Brescia, Sirmione, Desenzano and Cividate Camuno will be also organised. The examination will be oral, on the basis of personal research work and lessons.
Given the seminar character of the course, the bibliography will be indicated in the lessons.
The frontal lessons, with wide use of multimedia and internet instruments are alternated to readings of deepening, lectures of scholars and museums visits. Personal elaborations will be discussed in seminary way and in a final oral examination.