AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY AND CULTURE

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Code
56230
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course offers a panorama of Aegean archaeological findings from the second millennium AD with specific attention to the palatial cultures documented in Crete and continental Greece.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course gives basic knowledge on chronology and craft production in the Aegean region during the bronze age with reference to previous periods. Particular attention is given to Minoan and Mycenaean palatial society, with an analysis of architectural records, and writing and administration systems

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course gives basic knowledge on chronology and craft production in the Aegean region during the bronze age with reference to previous periods. Particular attention is given to Minoan and Mycenaean palatial society, with an analysis of architectural records, and writing and administration systems. Archaeological data on funerary customs and religious practices from the period in question as well as contacts between the Aegean region, the Near East and the West Mediterranean during the second millennium BC are analysed 

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional lectures (36 hours).

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Archaeological data in the Aegean from the Neolithic through the final stage of the Late Bronze Age: history of studies, chronology and an outline of architecture, craft productions (pottery, terracottas, bronze), ritual practices, burial behaviours and scripts in use during the Aegean Bronze Age.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

NICOLA CUCUZZA (President)

BIANCA MARIA GIANNATTASIO

FABIO NEGRINO

SILVIA PALLECCHI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Traditional lectures (36 hours).

 

LESSONS START

(approx. from Oct. 3 to Dec. 20)

 

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral examination.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
21/05/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
11/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale