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Unit ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ROMAN PROVINCES

Course
Archaeology and history of art
Study-unit Code
GP003437
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Francesco Marcattili
Teachers
  • Francesco Marcattili - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 36 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Francesco Marcattili
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2017
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Affine/integrativa
Area
Attività formative affini o integrative
Sector
L-ANT/07
Type of study-unit
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
Introduction to Archaeology of the Roman Provinces.

The Romanization of the Empire and the Provincial Cities: Architectures, Monuments and Art.
Reference texts
S. Rinaldi Tufi, Archeologia delle province romane, Roma (Carocci).

P. Gros, M. Torelli, Storia dell'urbanistica. Il mondo romano, Roma-Bari (Laterza) [Part II].
Educational objectives
The course aims to provide students with a basic knowledge of urban planning, architecture and artistic productions of the Roman provinces.
At the end of the course, the student will acquire a basic knowledge of the evenemential history and institutional, economic and military apparatuses of the Roman provinces. Then, through the understanding of the material culture, the student will demonstrate his/her ability to reconstruct with autonomy the intercultural dynamics between Rome and the different areas of the Empire.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Roman archeology and history.
Teaching methods
Face to face lectures; PPT presentations.
Other information
Compulsory attendance course.
Learning verification modality
The evaluation process provides an oral exam (duration: about 20 min.) on topics discussed in the lectures.
Extended program
The first aim of the course is to provide a basic grounding in topics as the institutions of imperial cities and the economy of Empire, the infrastructures and the presence of army in the Roman provinces.

In the second part of the course, we will focus on the most important architectures and monuments of the major provincial cities.
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