From the Palatine to the Bosphorus: evolution of the Roman imperial palace

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
January 2021
Lead instructor: Fabrizio Slavazzi
The classes are conceived of as a continuation of the course held in 2019/2020. The development of imperial palaces and places of dwelling will be examined, in Rome, in Constantinople, and in other imperial towns. Both the archeological and the literary evidence will be taken into consideration. As for Latin literary texts, two topics will be focused on primarily: the increasing, protoimperial image of Palatin as the space of power, both regal and tyrannic; literary sources relating tolate ancient imperial palaces, establishing them as both physical and intellectual spaces of power self-representation.
Assessment methods
Giudizio di approvazione
Assessment result
superato/non superato
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date.

  • As an exception, for courses starting in October 2021, until 29 October 2021.

Subsequent course enrolment deadlines are as follows:

  • 25 October 2021 for courses starting in November 2021
  • 25 November 2021 for courses starting in December 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

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For help please contact

Students should contact prof. Moretti by email.
wednesday 14.30-17.30, in presence by appointment to be agreed via email
Sezione di Archeologia - via Festa del Perdono 7, Cortile della Legnaia
Thursday 11.00 am - 14.00 pm. Any changes will be communicated on Ariel website
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