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METHODS OF THE CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
METODI DI ARCHEOLOGIA CLASSICA

Introduction to Classical Archaeology
Introduzione allo studio dell'archeologia classica

A.Y. Credits
2017/2018 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Anna Santucci Friday 14.00-16.00; in other days only by appointment

Assigned to the Degree Course

Humanities, Cultural Heritage Studies and Philosophy (L-10)
Curriculum: ARCHEOLOGICO E FILOLOGICO-LETTERARIO CLASSICO
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The course introduces the studentes to the study  of the Classical Antiquity and offers a general view on the archaeological sources, theories, methodologies, practices and processes of the archaeological research.

Program

The course’ll offer a general view on the Classical Archaeology research, from the  stratigraphic excavation method  to the classification and digital cataloguing procedures today in use for sites, contexts, monuments, finds. Particularly will be illustrated the ICCD rules, and a peculiar study-case will be a guided lecture of the Pausania Periegesi 10th book (Delphi and Phocis). Pausania is a key-author for the knowledge of ancient sites and monuments and his Description of Greece best testifies to the fundamental but controversial relationship between literary sources and archaeological evidences. Each argument o fht ecoruse willl be introduced by a brief history of the studies on such topic.

Bridging Courses

Nothing.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

The student will be able:

-  to acquire a personal knowledge and understanding of the methodological background of the discipline;

-  to recognize, analyze and contextualize the monuments critically and correctly;

- to rework personal knowledge, to make also autonomous judgments,

- to master the scientific terminology of the discipline, in order to access to additional training levels.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

Seminars, lectures, workshops and educational journeys (planned with students). 


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lessons, in Italian language, supported by topical PowerPoints specifically created by teacher for the course.

Attendance

Students must attend lessons and integrative activities (seminars, lectures, workshops)

Course books

Pausania, Viaggio in Grecia, libro X. Delfi e Focide (un’edizione a scelta, con testo greco a fronte; consigliabile ed. 2017 Fondazione Valla).

Storia antica. Come leggere le fonti, a cura di L. Cracco Ruggini, Bologna 2000, pp. 33-76.

Carandini A., Storie dalla terra, Manuale dello scavo archeologico, Torino 1991 (o edizione successive), pp. 21-37 (Storia e principi della stratigrafia), 38-85 (Dalla stratificazione alla stratigrafia), pp. 99-130 (La documentazione: grafici e fotografie).

Harris E.C., Principi di stratigrafia archeologica, Roma 1983, pp. 129-147, 165-170.

Renfrew C., Bahn P., Archeologia. Teoria, metodi, pratiche, Bologna 2006, pp. 3-35 .

Tronchetti C., Metodo e strategie dello scavo archeologico, Roma 2003, pp. 135-151 (Lo scavo di una necropoli).

Canci A. – Minozzi S., Archeologia dei resti umani. Dallo scavo al laboratorio, Roma 2005, pp. 71-92 (Antropologia tafonomica e archeologia funeraria), pp. 93-115 (Lo scavo, il restauro, la conservazione).

Giannichedda E., Lo scavo, i residui, l’affidabilità stratigrafica, in Facta 1, 2007, pp. 51-62.

Giannichedda E., Identificare e classificare, in Le regole del gioco. Tracce, archeologi, racconti. Studi in onore di Clementina Panella, Roma 2016, pp. 113-127.

Corti L., I beni culturali e la loro documentazione, Milano 2003, pp. 3-29.

Parise Badoni F., Giove Ruggeri M., Norme per la redazione della scheda del saggio stratigrafico, Roma 1984, pp. 18-26 (US), 27-31 (URS).

Di Stefano Manzella I., Mestiere di epigrafista. Guida alla schedatura del materiale epigrafico lapideo, Roma 1987, pp. 75-77, 209-219.

Further bibliography and scientific web resources, useful to learning  the course arguments, will be suggested  during the lessons and will be make available in the archaeological library of the University (Albani Palace, Via del Balestriere 2) or inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it, together with the course slides.

Assessment

Oral exam. The attending student is expected to demonstrate the knowledge and comprehension of themes treated during the classes and of the above mentioned texts. He must demonstrate to have acquired an autonomous knowledge of the matter, a capacity of recognizing and adequately analyzing the monuments on the base of the images of them; a capacity of contextualizing correctly them in reference to the geographical, historical, and cultural ambit of relevance; a capacity of exposing the matter with an appropriate language.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

Students unable to attend lessons are invited to contact the teacher at least three months before the exam date, in order to make arrangements.

Attendance

Students unable to attend lessons are invited to contact the teacher at least three months before the exam date, in order to make arrangements.

Course books

1) D. Manacorda, Lezioni di archeologia, Bari: Laterza 2008 or  M.L. Gualandi, L'antichità classica (Le fonti per la storia dell'arte), Roma: Carocci 2001.

2) T. Holscher, Introduzione all’archeologia classica, Roma: L’Erma di Bretschneider 2010.

Assessment

Oral exam. The attending student is expected to demonstrate the knowledge and comprehension of themes treated during the classes and of the above mentioned texts. He must demonstrate to have acquired an autonomous knowledge of the matter, a capacity of recognizing and adequately analyzing the monuments on the base of the images of them; a capacity of contextualizing correctly them in reference to the geographical, historical, and cultural ambit of relevance; a capacity of exposing the matter with an appropriate language.

Notes

Professor meets the students in her office, situated in Albani Palace (entrance from del Balestriere road, 2; reception ph. 0722.303760)

For further details and information (course location, calendar of the lessons, exam dates, events etc.), please visit the website of the School of Humanities and Cultural Heritage.

Possible changes in the lesson calendar will be immediately communicated on the School website and inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

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