Knowledge of Latin, Greek, English, Ancient History.
The course aims to introduce students to the knowledge of the main productions, both agrarian and manufacturing of the ancient world, with particular emphasis on the major theoretical and methodological approaches and sources, using timely useful case studies.
The course of this academic year will focus on aspects of the history and archaeology of agriculture and food productionand supply in the Roman world. Archaeology and history of the technologies: theoretical and methodological approaches and issues. Sources. Terminological questions and contact between archeology and cultural anthropology. Classification and typology.
Pottery production. Circulation of goods.
It is advisable to follow the lessons, during which additional teaching materials will be presented and then provided to the students.
Tiziano Mannoni, Enrico Giannichedda, Archeologia della produzione, Torino, Einaudi, 2003;
Enrico Giannichedda, Uomini e cose: appunti di archeologia, Bari, Edipuglia, 2006 ; Silvia Pallecchi, Archeologia delle tracce, Carocci, Roma, 2008
Lectures and joint stages with the staff (PhD students and postdocs) of the Laboratory of Landscape Archaeology.
A written test may be carried out in the middle of the course. The final exam will be oral.