ROMAN HISTORY

Lettere ROMAN HISTORY

0312600069
DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
HUMANITIES
2022/2023



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2020
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1260LESSONS
ExamDate
APPELLO FEBBRAIO06/02/2023 - 09:00
APPELLO RISERVATO AI FUORI CORSI 16/05/2023 - 09:00
RISERVATO AGLI STUDENTI CON ALMENO 162 C16/05/2023 - 09:00
APPELLO MAGGIO22/05/2023 - 09:00
APPELLO GIUGNO12/06/2023 - 09:00
APPELLO LUGLIO03/07/2023 - 09:00
APPELLO SETTEMBRE18/09/2023 - 09:00
APPELLO DICEMBRE11/12/2023 - 09:00
Objectives
THE COURSE AIMS TO PROVIDE THE BROAD OUTLINES OF ROMAN HISTORY AND THE TOOLS TO UNDERSTAND THE MAIN ASPECTS OF ROMAN CIVILIZATION, FROM THE ARCHAIC AGE TO THE LATE ANTIQUITY.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
THE STUDENT
-WILL KNOW THE MAJOR MOMENTS OF THE ROMAN HISTORY AND ITS POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND INSTITUTIONAL EVOLUTION;
-WILL UNDERSTAND THE INTERLACEMENT BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT DIMENSIONS (POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, AND CULTURAL) OF THE HISTORY OF ROME;
-WILL UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF ROME IN THE GENERAL FRAMEWORK OF THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN WORLD AND IN THE SUBSEQUENT FORMATION OF THE EUROPEAN IDENTITY.

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO
-CONTEXTUALISE AND ANALYSE HISTORICAL FACTS AND THEIR SOURCES, DISTINGUISHING “HISTORY” FROM “HISTORIOGRAPHY”;
-USE PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL MAPS CONCERNING THE DIFFERENT PHASES OF ROMAN HISTORY;
-ELABORATE ORIGINAL APPROACHES TO HISTORICAL PROBLEMS OF ANCIENT ROME.

AUTONOMY OF JUDGEMENT
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO
-RECOGNIZE THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF A MANUAL;
-APPLY THE HISTORICAL-CRITIC METHOD TO THE READING OF THE SOURCES;
-EXPRESS REASONED JUDGEMENTS ON FACTS AND PERSONALITIES OF ANCIENT ROME.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO
-USE THE SPECIFIC TERMINOLOGY OF THE DISCIPLINE;
-SHOW A GOOD COMMAND OF THE LANGUAGE;
-DISCUSS HISTORIC AND HISTORIOGRAPHICAL TOPICS WITH PERSONAL REFLECTIONS.

LEARNING SKILLS
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO
-USE THE TRADITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND RESEARCH TOOLS, AS WELL AS DIGITAL DATABASES AND E-LIBRARIES;
-READ AND UNDERSTAND SCIENTIFIC TEXTS RELATED TO THE DISCIPLINE;
-UPDATE HIS/HER KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS BY THE MEANS OF THE RELEVANT SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE.
Prerequisites
NONE.
Contents
ROMAN HISTORY FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE CITY TO THE END OF THE WESTERN ROMAN EMPIRE (476 AD).
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE PROVIDES 60 HOURS OF DIDACTICS (12 CREDITS) WITH FRONTAL LESSON. DIDACTIC MATERIALS (ANCIENT HISTORIOGRAPHIC SOURCES, EPIGRAPHIC TEXTS, GEOGRAPHICAL MAPS, COINS, MONUMENTS, ETC.) WILL BE PROJECTED AND ANALYSED. ALL THESE MATERIALS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS.
Verification of learning
ORAL EXAM, AIMED AT EVALUATING: THE ABILITY TO CLEARLY EXPLAIN AND DISCUSS THE TOPICS COVERED; THE MASTERY OF THE TECHNICAL LANGUAGE OF THE DISCIPLINE; THE ABILITY THE INDIVIDUAL HISTORICAL FACTS IN THEIR BROADER CONTEXT.
Texts
1) LECTURE NOTES.
2) G. GERACI – A. MARCONE, STORIA ROMANA [EDITIO MAIOR], LE MONNIER, 2017.
More Information
ATTENDANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. STUDENTS WHO CANNOT ATTENDS THE COURSE ARE INVITED TO CONTACT THE TEACHER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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