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CODE 64868
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-ANT/03
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The knowledge of Roman history is essential and implicitly obvious in a degree course in literature, both for those who want to deepen the classical disciplines, and for those who are directed to issues and interests on periods less distant in time or closer to us. In fact, it is a fundamental period for the development of the civilization in which we live.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Aim of the course is to provide an overview of the history of the major Roman institutions, particularly in relation to the political events that shaped their development, as well as the bibliographic tools needed for an introduction to study and research in this field.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

As for the students who must acquire 6 CFU, it is necessary to know the Roman history from its origins to the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

Students who must acquire 9 CFU, to this knowledge must add that of literary, epigraphic sources etc. thanks to which we are able to reconstruct the evolution of Rome from the year of its foundation.

PREREQUISITES

An even generic knowledge of the historical reality in which the foundation of Rome is inserted.

Useful though not essential is the knowledge of Latin.

 

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching activity will take place in the classroom.
It is required the drafting of a short in-depth text written on a topic of your choice inherent to the program carried out, which must be sent one week before the exam to which you intend to present.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Program for students who use teaching for 6 CFU:

The historical picture: the events, society and Roman civilization from its origins to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The institutional and geographical framework: the organization of the Roman state and its functioning.

Program for students who use teaching for 9 CFU:

The historical picture: the events, society and Roman civilization from its origins to the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The institutional and geographical framework: the organization of the Roman state and its functioning. Knowledge of literary sources etc. which provide information about the analyzed historical period.

Program for students who use teaching for 3 CFU:

Students who, having already taken the 6 or 9 CFU exam, need these credits in the perspective of teaching in secondary school, are kindly invited to contact the teacher to establish a program of integrative readings.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography for students who use teaching for 6 CFU.

A reading chosen from the following works:

G. GERACI – A. MARCONE – C. SALVATERRA - A. CRISTOFORI, Storia romana, Le Monnier Università, Firenze 2015.

L. BESSONE - R. SCUDERI, Manuale di storia romana, IV edizione, Monduzzi editore, Bologna 2005.

M. PANI - E. TODISCO, Storia romana. Dalle origini alla tarda antichità, Carocci editore, Roma 2008.

 

Bibliography for students who use teaching for 9 CFU.

1) A reading chosen from the following works:

G. GERACI – A. MARCONE – C. SALVATERRA - A. CRISTOFORI, Storia romana, Le Monnier Università, Firenze 2015.

L. BESSONE - R. SCUDERI, Manuale di storia romana, IV edizione, Monduzzi editore, Bologna 2005.

M. PANI - E. TODISCO, Storia romana. Dalle origini alla tarda antichità, Carocci editore, Roma 2008.

 

2) A reading chosen from the following works:

S. SEGENNI - C. LETTA, L' amministrazione romana. Stato e città in età repubblicana e imperiale, Carocci, Roma 2023

G. POMA, Le istituzioni politiche del mondo romano, Il Mulino, Bologna 2009. 

 

NB: The list of texts may undergo changes and therefore it is advisable, before purchasing and borrowing, to wait for the lessons to start and for the teacher to present the program.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA FEDERICA PETRACCIA (President)

EMILIA MICHELAZZI

SERENA BIGGIO (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Lessons will start on Tuesday 20 February 2024 at 12 noon.

Class schedule

ROMAN HISTORY

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam will test the acquiring of disciplinary material relative to Roman history.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment of acquired knowledge takes place in oral form. The basic threshold requires a good knowledge of Roman history in all its historical development, with a clear critical and expositive capacity, contextualizing the topics under examination.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
19/12/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
16/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
06/02/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
07/05/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale appello riservato ai laureandi della sessione estiva
11/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

All students who will attend the course MUST subscribe to both Aulaweb and the Facebook group "Unige - courses Petraccia 2022/23 or 2023/24". It is a closed group which can be accessed simply by indicating your own number of freshman.

It is required to elaborate a brief text of in-depth study written on a subject as desired inherent to the planned program of Roman history.

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