Medieval archaeology (i) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S003704
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
Period
Semestrino IB dal Nov 16, 2015 al Jan 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Provide an overview of Medieval Archaeology

Allowing a critical approach to material sources and to the interpretation, privileging the interdisciplinary.

Syllabus

Course:

The course will be divided into three parts:

Introduction to the discipline: methods and approaches of medieval archeology in the study of artifacts. The archaeological excavation of medieval contexts. The study of materials.
(about 6 hours)
The medieval landscape: the environment and the artigianal space. Buildings, homes, structures.
(10 hours)
The contribution of archeology to the study of the monasteries and castles: places of power between the seventh and thirteenth centuries. Case studies and examples.
(20 hours)
Recommended reading:
Guide: S. Gelichi, Introduzione all'Archeologia Medievale, Rome 1997.
Additional texts will be provided by the teacher during class.
Teaching methods: lectures and educational tours

Assessment methods and criteria

oral

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016