Provide an overview of Medieval Archaeology
Allowing a critical approach to material sources and to the interpretation, privileging the interdisciplinary.
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.
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.
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
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