ROMAN HISTORY

ROMAN HISTORY

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Code
64868
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

9 credits during the 1st year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

9 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ANT/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Letters and Humanities)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The knowledge of Roman history is essential and implicitly obvious in a degree course in literature, both for those who want to deepen the classical disciplines, and for those who are directed to issues and interests on periods less distant in time or closer to us. In fact, it is a fundamental period for the development of the civilization in which we live.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The educational objectives, within the framework of the Bachelor's Degree in Literature, aim to acquire the following knowledge, skills and abilities: - possess a basic knowledge of the historical development of the Roman world, the main events and the foundations of its civilization, inserted in the context of the ancient history of the Mediterranean world; - to reach the methodological and technical skills necessary to face the documentary bases of Roman history, with particular reference to literary and epigraphic texts, without neglecting the archaeological evidence and the contribution of the documentary sciences; - knowing how to orientate in bibliographic research and know how to update it through the use of research tools; - recognize the essential characteristics - political, economic, social, religious - of the Roman world and the main evolutionary lines, in a diachronic and synchronic sense, of political institutions through the analysis of the surviving documentation.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

As for the students who must acquire 6 CFU, it is necessary to know the Roman history from its origins to the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

Students who must acquire 9 CFU, to this knowledge must add that of literary sources etc. thanks to which we are able to reconstruct the evolution of Rome from the year of its foundation.

PREREQUISITES

An even generic knowledge of the historical reality in which the foundation of Rome is inserted.

Useful though not essential is the knowledge of Latin.

 

Teaching methods

The course provides only lectures, however, accompanied by power point support and pdf articles and / or insights related to the historical events gradually examined.

Ability to synthesis and to elaborate a brief text of in-depth study written on a subject as desired inherent to the planned program.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Program for students who use teaching for 6 CFU:

The historical picture: the events, society and Roman civilization from its origins to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The institutional and geographical framework: the organization of the Roman state and its functioning.

Program for students who use teaching for 9 CFU:

The historical picture: the events, society and Roman civilization from its origins to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The institutional and geographical framework: the organization of the Roman state and its functioning. Knowledge of literary sources etc. which provide information about the analyzed historical period.

Program for students who use teaching for 3 CFU:

Students who, having already taken the 6 or 9 CFU exam, need these credits in the perspective of teaching in secondary school, they are invited to contact the teacher to establish a program of integrative readings.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography for students who use teaching for 6 CFU.

A reading chosen from the following works:

G. GERACI – A. MARCONE – C. SALVATERRA - A. CRISTOFORI, Storia romana, Le Monnier Università, Firenze 2015.

G. CLEMENTE, Guida alla storia romana, nuova edizione, Oscar Saggi Mondadori, Milano 2008.

L. BESSONE - R. SCUDERI, Manuale di storia romana, IV edizione, Monduzzi editore, Bologna 2005.

M. PANI - E. TODISCO, Storia romana. Dalle origini alla tarda antichità, Carocci editore, Roma 2008.

 

Bibliography for students who use teaching for 9 CFU.

1) A reading chosen from the following works:

G. GERACI – A. MARCONE – C. SALVATERRA - A. CRISTOFORI, Storia romana, Le Monnier Università, Firenze 2015.

G. CLEMENTE, Guida alla storia romana, nuova edizione, Oscar Saggi Mondadori, Milano 2008.

L. BESSONE - R. SCUDERI, Manuale di storia romana, IV edizione, Monduzzi editore, Bologna 2005.

M. PANI - E. TODISCO, Storia romana. Dalle origini alla tarda antichità, Carocci editore, Roma 2008.

2) A reading chosen from the following works:

G. GERACI – A. MARCONE, Fonti per la storia romana, Le Monnier Università, Firenze 2015.

G. POMA, Le istituzioni politiche del mondo romano, Il Mulino, Bologna 2009. 

 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Either students who attend classes or students who do not attend classes, will be received upon request for an appointment by e-mail.  

Exam Board

MARIA FEDERICA PETRACCIA (President)

VALENTINA CASELLA

LORENZO BORAGNO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course provides only lectures, however, accompanied by power point support and pdf articles and / or insights related to the historical events gradually examined.

Ability to synthesis and to elaborate a brief text of in-depth study written on a subject as desired inherent to the planned program.

 

LESSONS START

 Lessons will start on October 1st 2019.

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

ROMAN HISTORY

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam will test the acquiring of disciplinary material relative to Roman history.

Assessment methods

The assessment of acquired knowledge takes place in oral form. The basic threshold requires a good knowledge of Roman history in all its historical development, with a clear critical and expositive capacity, contextualizing the topics under examination.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame prevede la preparazione di una tesina (su un argomento a scelta) da presentare in forma scritta e orale.
08/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame prevede la preparazione di una tesina (su un argomento a scelta) da presentare in forma scritta e orale.
22/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame prevede la preparazione di una tesina (su un argomento a scelta) da presentare in forma scritta e orale.
02/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame prevede la preparazione di una tesina (su un argomento a scelta) da presentare in forma scritta e orale.

FURTHER INFORMATION

It is required to elaborate a brief text of in-depth study written on a subject as desired inherent to the planned program of Roman history.