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ANCIENT HISTORY MODULE

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ANCIENT HISTORY MODULE

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Academic year 2023/2024

Course ID
STS0449
Teacher
Mattia Pietro Balbo (Course owner)
Degree course
Cultural Heritage and Creativity for tourism and territorial development
Year
2nd year
Teaching period
Second semester
Type
Affine o integrativo
Credits/Recognition
3
Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
L-ANT/03 - roman history
Delivery
Mista
Language
English
Attendance
Facoltativa
Type of examination
Orale
Type of learning unit
modulo
Modular course
LITERARY, HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL ITINERARIES IN ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ITALY (STS0449)
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Sommario del corso

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Course objectives

This module provides specific skills for studying Roman History. It focuses on the Alps in Antiquity and provides specific notions for understanding the cultural heritage in a given area. It aims to develop the following skills: space-time location of events, technical language, use of sources, dissemination.

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Results of learning outcomes

At the end of this module, students are expected to have acquired the following skills:
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: students will learn the space-time coordinates of Roman History, the major problems and the specific terminology of this discipline.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: students will be able to use the acquired skills for setting ancient events and characters in their context; they will be able to read, understand and comment on ancient sources.
AUTONOMY OF JUDGMENT: students will learn to answer to questions with inductive and deductive reasoning; thanks to the acquired skills, they will be able to read, understand and comment on ancient sources.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: students will be able to properly use a specific terminology, and to organize matters in a clear and effective way; they will be able to establish connections, examine topics in dept and synthesize problems.
LEARNING SKILLS: students will be able to improve their learning ability with an up-to-date bibliography and sitography.

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Program

The Alps in Antiquity. The module presents the major space-time coordinates of Roman history, and focuses on the case study of the Alps in Antiquity. It centres on the role of Alpine territories in the economy of the Roman Empire and considers the following topics: the Roman presence in the Alps, mountain settlements and towns, the transformation of the territory, the impact of the Roman Empire. The module also addresses specific issues related to the study and dissemination of Roman history related to a particular territory. A selection of the main literary, epigraphic and archaeological sources related to the Alps in Roman times will be presented.

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Course delivery

The lessons (12 hours) will be in English and will be supported by powerpoint presentations. The whole module will be held in class. Students who cannot attend the module may access the handouts through the Moodle platform and they may replace the lessons with the study of a book (see below). The lecturer will ensure study support during his office hours (even online).

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Learning assessment methods

Oral exam. Evaluation criteria: knowledge of the presented topics; correctness and completeness of the answers; ability to contextualize and comment on the sources that have been presented in class.

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Support activities

Students with learning disabilities can find information on the university facilities, on study support, and on the exam procedures at the following links:

SERVICES
https://www.unito.it/accoglienza-studenti-con-disabilita-e-dsa

SUPPORT
https://www.unito.it/servizi/lo-studio/studenti-con-disabilita

EXAMS
https://www.unito.it/servizi/lo-studio/studenti-e-studentesse-con-disabilita/supporto-studenti-e-studentesse-con

Suggested readings and bibliography



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Book
Title:  
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Year of publication:  
2015
Publisher:  
Liveright
Author:  
Mary Beard
ISBN  
Notes:  
For non-attending students only.
Required:  
No
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For the exam, students have to study the notes taken in class and the handouts uploaded to the Moodle platform. Students who cannot attend the module shall study the following volume: Mary Beard, SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, New York 2015 (or other editions). The lecturer will ensure study support during his office hours (even online).



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Notes

Attending the lessons is strongly recommended.

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    01/09/2023 at 08:00
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    29/06/2024 at 20:00
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