No prerequisites are required
The aim of the course is to provide the student with the skills necessary for the use of epigraphic analysis for the reconstruction of Roman history. At the end of the course the student will have acquired:
knowledge of Roman history and the Roman world through the study of epigraphic sources; knowledge of the history of discipline; Roman public life and religion; knowledge of life in the provinces through the study of local inscriptions.
Epigraphic methods and history of the discipline; the main types of inscriptions; the value of inscriptions for reconstructing the roman world: inscriptions and roman public life; inscriptions and religion; inscriptions and roman social and economic life; inscriptions and roman cultural life.
A. Donati, "Epigrafia romana: la comunicazione nell'antichità", Carocci, Roma 2002.
A. Buonopane, "Manuale di epigrafia latina", Carocci, Roma 2009.
Other articles and iconographic material will be provided during the course.
Face to face lessons with power point, seminars.
There will be practical exercises at some museums/archaeological sites of particular importance and epigraphic exercises.
Readiness to offer individual assistance also in a foreign language to incoming students: French
Availability of supporting material and bibliographic references also in a foreign language: J.M. Lassère, Manuel depigraphie romaine, ed. Picard, Paris 2011.
Readiness to accept examination of incoming students also in a foreign language: French