HISTORY OF CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY MODULE 1

HISTORY OF CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY MODULE 1

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Code
65353
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9023 ANCIENT STUDIES: ARCHAEOLOGY, PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURES, HISTORY (LM-15) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ANT/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ANCIENT STUDIES: ARCHAEOLOGY, PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURES, HISTORY)
semester
2° Semester
modules

OVERVIEW

The course of History of Classical Archeology provides the tools to reconstruct the paths through which the human being has discovered his past, from the development of the collection of the antiquities to the genesis, the origin and the definition of the archaeological science. The class examines the approach to the material documentation of the past in different historical periods with particular attention to the birth of modern and contemporary archeology.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The objective is to provide the keys to understand the fundamentals of the history of classical archeology and the development of archeology as an autonomous science

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons with use of Powerpoint. The teaching material will be uploaded to Aulaweb

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

History of archeology; evolution of Italian archeology; birth and evolution of archaeological museums; contemporary archeology

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

M.BARBANERA, Storia dell'archeologia classica in Italia. Dal 1764 ai giorni nostri, Laterza, Bari 2015

R. BIANCHI BANDINELLI. Introduzione all’archeologia, Bari, Laterza 1975.

G. VOLPE, Un patrimonio italiano. Beni culturali, paesaggio e cittadini, Roma, UTET, 2016.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment (Biblioteca di Archeologia, via Balbi 4, I° floor)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons with use of Powerpoint. The teaching material will be uploaded to Aulaweb

LESSONS START

Monday February 19

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam foreseen an oral presentation in the classroom of a topic dealt with during the lessons and an oral exam

Assessment methods

The exam is oral and to overcome it is required a good knowledge of the features of the history of archeology, with clear critical and expositive ability. Moreover, in order to reach a level of excellence, a good knowledge of the topics detailed during the lessons is required, with particular reference to the birth and development of archeology as an autonomous science, and the demonstration of having acquired historical, archaeological and critical reading skills.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Frequency is recommended; Non-attending students are asked to contact the teacher to agree on an alternative exam program