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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
HISTORY AND CONSERVATION OF THE ARTISTIC AND MUSICAL HERITAGE
Course unit
ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF LATE ANTIQUITY
LEL1000506, A.A. 2016/17

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
HISTORY AND CONSERVATION OF THE ARTISTIC AND MUSICAL HERITAGE
LE1855, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2016/17
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF LATE ANTIQUITY
Department of reference Department of Cultural Heritage: Archaeology and History of Art, Cinema and Music
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scienzeumane/course/view.php?idnumber=2016-LE1855-000ZZ-2015-LEL1000506-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIOVANNA BUCCI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-ANT/08 Christian and Mediaeval Archeology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 27/02/2017
End of activities 09/06/2017
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2018 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 BUCCI GIOVANNA (Presidente)
CANTONE VALENTINA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2015/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 BUCCI GIOVANNA (Presidente)
CANTONE VALENTINA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2014/16 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 BUCCI GIOVANNA (Presidente)
VALENZANO GIOVANNA (Membro Effettivo)
4 2015/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 BUCCI GIOVANNA (Presidente)
VALENZANO GIOVANNA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Greco – Roman Archaeology and Art history.
Deep interest on the study of the period between the third and the eighth century A.D.
Target skills and knowledge: The course will provide the critical tools and methodologies to study the Late Antique monuments (architecture, sculpture, decoration), across chronological - typological approach.
The student will reach full comprehension of Late Antique artefacts (included catalogation of findings) with correct terms and independent critical thinking.
Examination methods: Oral exam with discussion of the course topics.
The candidates have a free choice for the first subject they would like to present.
Assessment criteria: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the content of the course with full domain of terms and independent critical thinking.
Course unit contents: 1. Late Antique. Conceptual and chronological definition.
2. Architecture, architectural sculpture, liturgical furnishings.
3. Floor mosaic decoration.
4. Excavations and research in the Late Antique Near East.
5. Musealization, exposure, cataloging of Late Antique finds.
6. Introduction to instrumentum domesticum.
7. Wrecks and Late Roman Nautical Archaeology.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures with power point and video, visits to monuments, conferences and seminars, exercises of study.
Additional notes about suggested reading: During the lessons literature for each topic and photo anthology are provided by the Professor.
The files will be available on the Moodle platform.
The study of the texts is a full reading with particular attention to the topics discussed in the classroom.
The text Pavimenti musivi del Vicino Oriente nella Tarda Antichità, in TAMO – Tutta l’avventura del mosaico (a c. di C. Bertelli, G. Montevecchi), Milano 2011 (Skirà ISBN 978-88-572-1109-01), pp.49-56, is available for the students in pdf format on the Moodle platform.
Not attending courses are kindly requested to contact the Professor.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Grabar, André, <<L'>> eta d'oro di Giustinianodalla morte di Teodosio all'IslamAndre Grabar. Feltrinelli: --, 1966. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Raffaella Farioli Campanati, Siria. Guida archeologica. Architettura tardoantica e protobizantina. Ravenna: Edizioni del Girasole, 2008. ISBN 9788875675035 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Giovanna Bucci, Pavimenti musivi del Vicino Oriente nella Tarda Antichità in TAMO – Tutta l’avventura del mosaico (a c. di C. Bertelli, G. Montevecchi). Milano: Skirà, 2011. ISBN 97888572110901, pp.49-56.