MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY

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MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Teaching
MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Subject area
L-ANT/08
Degree course
EUROPEAN HERITAGE, DIGITAL MEDIA AND THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
Course type
Laurea Magistrale
Credits
6.0
Teaching hours
Ore Attività frontale: 42.0
Academic year
2019/2020
Year taught
2019/2020
Course year
1
Language
INGLESE
Subject matter
INTERNAZIONALE
Professor
ARTHUR Paul Raymond

Course description

A basic knowledge of medieval history and medieval archaeology, as well as of archaeology in general. A working knowledge of the English language is also required.

The course will examine the development of a conscience of the Middle Ages after the Renaissance, examining the development of cultural and artistic thought and expressions, from Walpole to the pre-Raphaelites and beyond. It will also provide a summary of the principal research trends and most significant findings in medieval archaeology across Europe, as well as presenting the state of knowledge as regards the Byzantine and medieval archaeology of the Terra d’Otranto, and the interpretation of the Middle Ages in modern times. Attention will, furthermore, be given to the use of scientific techniques and information technology, in the management, interpretation and presentation of data.

The lectures and study of the suggested bibliography, as well as research for essays, will allow the student to learn about the origins and current trends in the discipline. At the end of the course the student should be able to analyze, synthesize, organize and communicate information related to the main themes of the Middle Ages and of medieval archaeology.

The course will be based on lectures, illustrated with Powerpoint presentations. It is hoped that it can be arranged as seminars, with full participation of the students.

Students will be assessed through written and illustrated essays that will be discussed during final examination.

24/3/2020 10:00 a.m.

14/4/2020 10:00 a.m.

1 June 2020 (riservato ai laureandi della Sessione estiva e Studenti fuori corso) 10:00 a.m.

15 June 2020 10:00 a.m.

3 July 2020 10:00 a.m.

20 July 2020 10:00 a.m.

11 September 2020 10:00 a.m.

The various lectures will include themes such as "Italy's Byzantine heritage", "The ‘rebirth of the Middle Ages’" (neo-gothic, pre-Raphaelites, etc.), "Public archaeology", "Current trends in medieval archaeology"

There is no specific manual to this course, so bibliographical material will be presented during lessons.

Semester
Secondo Semestre (dal 24/02/2020 al 29/05/2020)

Exam type
Non obbligatorio

Type of assessment
Orale - Voto Finale

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

Component by
MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY (LM13)

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