Medieval archaeology (i) (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IB dal Nov 14, 2016 al Jan 21, 2017.

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:
A. Augenti, Archeologia dell'Italia medievale 2016.
Additional texts will be provided by the teacher during class.
Teaching methods: lectures and educational tours

Assessment methods and criteria

oral

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017