Christian archeology and medieval(m) (2011/2012)

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Course code
4S02332
Name of lecturer
Fabio Saggioro
Coordinator
Fabio Saggioro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ANT/08 - CHRISTIAN AND MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 27, 2012 al Jun 8, 2012.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course covers the time period from the end of the Roman Empire to the XIII century A. D., and explores themes within these time periods including settlement, trade and economy, buildings, artefacts and other material culture, social structure, ethnicity and identity, conquest and cultural contact, and methodological and theoretical approaches.

Syllabus

Prerequisite: admission open to all students with interests in archaeology and medieval history.

This course seeks to introduce students to aspects of the archaeology of medieval landscapes (urban and rural) during the period AD 400-1300.

Textbooks (two texts of your choice):

Reflections: 50 Years of Medieval Archaeology, 1957-2007, edited by R. Gilchrist and A. Reynolds, London 2009.

S. Gelichi, Introduzione all’archeologia medievale. Storia e ricerca in Italia, Carocci, Roma 2004 (6 ristampa).

A. Augenti, Città e porti dall'Antichità al Medioevo, Carocci, Roma 2011.

S. Lusuardi Siena, A. Negri, L. Villa, La ceramica altomedievale tra Lombardia e Friuli. Bilancio delle conoscenze e prospettive di ricerca (VIII-IX e X-XI secolo), in S. Patitucci Uggeri (a cura di), La ceramica altomedievale in Italia, Firenze 2004, pp. 59-102.

P. Galetti (a cura di), Edilizia residenziale tra IX e X secolo. Storia e archeologia, Firenze 2010.

Other texts or papers will be provided during the lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

Final test: oral exam