History of the Classical World (2014/2015)

Course code
4S003276
Name of lecturer
Attilio Mastrocinque
Coordinator
Attilio Mastrocinque
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ANT/03 - ROMAN HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

knowledge of the main topics of Roman history.

Syllabus

Previous studies: knowledge of ancient history at school level.

Subject of the course: The temples of Augustus

Didactic method: normal lessons will be held, the discussed passages will be given (also in translation) to the students

The course is divided into two parts:

- the first consists in the 30 lessons, devoted to Augustus and the temples which Augustus founded; students will be provided with images and texts, which will be at their disposal online;
- the second part consists in the private study of 1) Svetonius, Life of Augustus (an edition with commentary); 2) Res gestae divi Augusti; 3 P.Zanker, Augusto e il potere delle immagini, Bari, Laterza 1989 (or the original German text, or even the English translation).

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam