Topography of Ancient Italy (i) (2022/2023)

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Learning outcomes

The course addresses the subject of the relationship that arose between man and the environement in ancient times, with particular reference to the Roman era.
The expected learning outcomes are: KNOWLEDGE: 1.Knowledge of the sources, tools and methodologies used in the reconstruction of the ancient environment with particular focus on road networks, agrarian organisation and urban development. 2. Knowledge of the influence of geographical factors on the origin and development of settlements and the environmental changes caused by man. SKILLS: 1.Correct use of basic archaeological terminology, particularly that related to the ancient landscape. 2.Application of an interdisciplinary methodological approach to the reading and interpretation of the ancient world. 3.Analysis and understanding of the main sources employed in historical/archaeological study (literary, epigraphic, material).