ANCIENT HISTORY

Luigi VECCHIO ANCIENT HISTORY

0312500271
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
EQF6
PHILOSOPHY
2021/2022

YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1260LESSONS
Objectives
GENERAL OBJECTIVE

THE CLASS AIMS TO PROVIDE THE STUDENTS WITH THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF ANCIENT HISTORY (GREEK AND ROMAN), IN ITS HISTORIOGRAPHICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL SETTING AND FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS, HIGHLIGHTING THE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS THROUGH THE READING AND ANALYSIS OF DOCUMENTARY SOURCES, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO LITERARY AND EPIGRAPHIC SOURCES.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- UNDERSTAND OF HISTORICAL ISSUES
- KNOWLEDGE OF THE LINES OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE HISTORY OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- PLACING EVENTS IN TIME AND SPACE
- ANALYZING THE LITERARY AND EPIGRAPHIC SOURCES
- CONTEXTUALIZING HISTORICAL EVENTS
- USE THE TOOLS OF THE DISCIPLINE
- USE THE SPECIFIC BASIC VOCABULARY

MAKING JUDGEMENT
ANALYZE, EVALUATING AND FILTERING THE DATA AND ELABORATE REFLECTIONS AND CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE VARIOUS SECTORS OF COMPETENCE

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
- EXPOSING THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE CORRECTLY AND ORGANICALLY
- RELATING IN DIFFERENT WORK CONTEXTS
- MEDIATING WITHIN A WORK GROUP
- USING AT LEAST ONE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN WRITTEN AND ORAL FORM

LEARNING SKILLS
- USE TRADITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND WEB RESOURCES
- CARRY OUT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, UNDERSTAND AND INTERPRET TEXTS AND DOCUMENTS
- UPDATE THEIR KNOWLEDGE, USING TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE
- CONTINUE INDEPENDENTLY IN STUDIES AND EMERGING NEEDS IN THE WORLD OF WORK
Prerequisites
NO PREREQUISITES REQUIRED.
Contents
INTRODUCTION: DOCUMENTARY BASIS AND CHRONOLOGIC AND GEOGRAPHIC GENERAL ASPECTS.
INTRODUCTION ON SOURCES, CHRONOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS (4 HOURS).
LINES OF DEVELOPMENT AND FUNDAMENTAL MOMENTS OF GREEK AND ROMAN HISTORY
FROM THE MYCENAEAN CIVILIZATION TO THE ARCHAIC AGE (10 0RE)
THE GREEK WORLD IN THE CLASSICAL AGE (10 HOURS)
THE HELLENISTIC WORLD (8 HOURS)
ROME: ORIGINS, MONARCHY, REPUBLIC, EXPANSION IN ITALY (6 HOURS)
EXPANSION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND THE AGE OF CIVIL WARS (8 HOURS)
BIRTH OF THE PRINCIPATUS AND THE EARLY EMPIRE (8 HOURS)
HIGH AND LATE IMPERIAL AGE (6 HOURS)
READING OF ANCIENT LITERARY SOURCES RELATING TO THE TOPICS COVERED.
Teaching Methods
LECTURES WITH READING AND ANALYSIS OF LITERARY AND EPIGRAPHIC SOURCES.
FOCUS ON INDIVIDUAL TOPICS.
Verification of learning
THE EXAM CONSISTS OF AN ORAL TEST THAT AIMS TO VERIFY:
- THE KNOWLEDGE OF HISTORICAL ISSUES AND OF THE LINES OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE HISTORY OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD;
- THE UNDERSTANDING OF PLACING EVENTS IN TIME AND SPACE, CONTEXTUALIZING HISTORICAL EVENTS, IDENTIFY CAUSES AND EFFECTS, MAKE CONNECTIONS, USE THE SPECIFIC BASIC VOCABULARY;
- MAKING JUDGEMENT: ANALYZE, EVALUATING AND FILTERING THE DATA AND ELABORATE REFLECTIONS AND CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE VARIOUS SECTORS OF COMPETENCE;
- COMMUNICATION SKILLS: EXPOSING THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE CORRECTLY AND ORGANICALLY.
THE FINAL GRADE WILL DEPEND ON THE MATURITY ACQUIRED ON THE COURSE CONTENTS.
Texts
M. BETTALLI - A. L. D’AGATA - A. MAGNETTO, STORIA GRECA, 2ND ED., CAROCCI, ROMA, 2013
G. GERACI – A. MARCONE, STORIA ROMANA, 4TH ED., LE MONNIER UNIVERSITÀ, MILANO 2016
G. POMA (CURA DI), LA STORIA ANTICA. METODI E FONTI PER LO STUDIO, IL MULINO, BOLOGNA, 2016
RECOMMENDED TEXTS:
G. SQUILLACE, MEMORIE DI CLIO. FONTI PER LO STUDIO DELLA STORIA GRECA DALL’ETÀ MICENEA ALL’ELLENISMO, UTET UNIVERSITÀ, TORINO, 2019
G. GERACI – A. MARCONE, FONTI PER LA STORIA ROMANA, LE MONNIER UNIVERSITÀ, MILANO 2019
More Information
IT IS RECOMMENDED THE FREQUENCY OF CLASSES.
IT IS RECOMMENDED THE CONSULTATION OF THE THE HISTORICAL ATLAS (E.G. M. BARATTA - P. FRACCARO - L. VISINTIN, ATLANTE STORICO. L’EVO ANTICO, ISTITUTO GEOGRAFICO DE AGOSTINI, NOVARA).
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO CONTACT THE PROFESSOR.
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