Archaeology of Magna Grecia

A.Y. 2019/2020
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-ANT/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to present the Greek civilization in southern Italy and Sicily through the archaeological evidence returned by the cities and the territory, and to provide an update on the most current issues. Ample space will be given to the problem of apoikìa and to the archeology of 'encounters' (8th and 7th centuries BC), to ways of living in cities and the territory, as well as to the sacred space.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: Good knowledge of the civilization of the Greeks of ancient Italy.
Skills: historical and critical skills and methods related to the discipline.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Teaching unit A (20 hours, 3 credits): Choose the apoikía, towards an archeology of 'encounters'.
Teaching unit B (20 hours, 3 credits): Living in Magna Grecia; the space of man, the space of woman, the space of the dead.
Teaching unit C (20 hours, 3 credits): The space of the sacred.

The course is aimed at Master of Science in Archeology and Philology, Literature and History of Antiquity
Prerequisites for admission
The course is open to everyone; Archeology and Greek art and Greek history exams are recommended
Teaching methods
The topics and themes of the course will be illustrated through slides; attendance is highly recommended.

The course uses a specially dedicated ARIEL website, on which images, abstracts and pdfs relating to the course will be made available to students.
Teaching Resources
Teaching units A and B
Exam program for attending students:

G.F. La Torre, Sicilia e Magna Grecia. Archeologia della colonizzazione greca d'Occidente, Roma-Bari 2011 (Editori Laterza, ISBN 978-88-420-9511-8)
or
L. Cerchiai, L. Jannelli, F. Longo, Città greche della Magna Grecia e della Sicilia, Verona 2002 (Arsenale Editrice, ISBN 88-7743-278-0)

Teaching unit C
Exam program for attending students:
Will be provided on the dedicated ARIEL website pdf and ppt related to the topics covered.

Teaching units A and B
Exam program for non-attending students:

G.F. La Torre, Sicilia e Magna Grecia. Archeologia della colonizzazione greca d'Occidente, Roma-Bari 2011 (Editori Laterza, ISBN 978-88-420-9511-8)
or
L. Cerchiai, L. Jannelli, F. Longo, Città greche della Magna Grecia e della Sicilia, Verona 2002 (Arsenale Editrice, ISBN 88-7743-278-0)

Teaching unit C
Exam program for non-attending students:
Metaponto. Archeologia di una colonia greca, a cura di A. De Siena, Taranto 2001 (Scorpione Editrice)
Assessment methods and Criteria
Exam test modalities, only oral.
Oral: The oral exam consists of an interview on the topics of the course, starting from the manual and from a choice of images relating to the topics covered.
Unita' didattica A
L-ANT/07 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-ANT/07 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-ANT/07 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)