Insegnamento mutuato da: B029510 - URBANISTICA DEL MONDO ROMANO 1 Corso di Laurea Magistrale in ARCHEOLOGIA Curricula ARCHEOLOGIA CLASSICA
Methods and tools for the study of the topography of the cities during the Antiquity, with particular attention devoted not only to the historical and archaeological issues, but also to the protection of the historical heritage. The lessons have a special focus on the topography of ancient Rome, considering the unique possibility of integration among archaeological, literary, archival and antiquarian sources.
Reference texts (requested) course 1:
- F. Castagnoli, Roma antica, profilo urbanistico, ed. Jouvence (III ed.) 2001
- R. Meneghini - R. Santangeli Valenzani, I Fori Imperiali. Gli scavi del Comune di Roma (1991-2007), Roma 2007, Viviani Editore ISBN 978-88-79931-25-0
- C.F. Giuliani, Archeologia oggi: la fantasia al potere, Quaderni di archeologia e di cultura classica 2, Tivoli 2012
Equipping the student with the methodological grounds for the study of the ancient topography both concerning the historical and topographical issues and the archaeological protection of the territory. Enabling him/her to tackle a research about the topography of Ancient Rome through the use of all the tools and sources at disposal.
Basic notions of Roman History and Latin language
Lessons in classroom with slides and - if possible - visits on archaeological sites.
Type of Assessment
Final oral Examination. The student has to demonstrate a knowledge of the urban development of the central area of Rome in the imperial age through the historical and monumental analysis of the imperial fora and the Roman Forum.
The topographical research on ancient Rome: methods, bibliographic instruments; the monumental centre: Roman Forum and Imperial Fora