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Professor
RICCARDO CICILLONI (Tit.)
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[20/45]  CULTURAL HERITAGE AND ENTERTAINMENT [45/50 - Ord. 2016]  BENI CULTURALI E SPETTACOLO CONVENZIONALE 6 30
[20/45]  CULTURAL HERITAGE AND ENTERTAINMENT [45/46 - Ord. 2016]  BENI E CULTURALI E SPETTACOLO ON LINE E IN PRESENZA (BLENDED) 6 30

Objectives

Learning objectives:
The course will provide the theoretical and documentary basics for the study of European and Italian Protohistory, with reference to the research methodology applied to matter. The learning will be encouraged through examples of significant case studies.

Expected knowledge:
The knowledge of the basic lines of the Protohistory as part of the Mediterranean cultures
The knowledge of the chrono-cultural aspects and the issues about the settlement, the society, the economy and the ideology regarding the European Protohistory.

Expected competencies:
Acquisition of a correct terminology for the study of the European Protohistory.

Expected Skills/ capacity:
Acquisition of basic critical tools and skills for a correct interpretation of the archaeological problems, with special attention to those of the Protohistory.
Knowing how to produce and acquire cognitive data on archaeological contexts and sites.
Knowing how to carry out bibliographic and archive research.
Knowing how to carry out documentary and iconographic investigations.

The teaching contributes to the achievement of the requisites for access to the professional figure of the Archaeologist - III Fascia, defined by the D.M. 244 of 20 May 2019, and specifically to the acquisition of skills, abilities and knowledge associated with the profession, described in Annex 2 to the D.M., §3.

Prerequisites

The basic knowledge of an overall outline of the human historic and cultural evolution.
The basic knowledge of the methods and aims of the historic research
An adequate knowledge of the geography of Italy, Europe and the Mediterranean basin.
The capacity to analyze and to place the historic and cultural phenomena into a diachronic and synchronic perspective.
Good language skills are considered to be fundamental.

Contents

• Presentation of the course.
• Definition of the Protohistory and periodization. Birth and evolution of the discipline with its different methodological approaches.
• The Archaeology of Protohistory: contents and research methods; written and materials sources; analysis of archaeological data; formal and functional analysis of the artifacts.
• The general framework of the European and Italian Protohistory: general guidelines; the reconstruction of the social and economic development of the Bronze Age and Iron Age communities towards the formation of the state; the processes of transformation and development at structural and territorial-political level; the characters of settlements and cemeteries; metallurgy; contacts and circulation of artefacts in the Mediterranean during the Protohistory.
• Outline of the Bronze Age peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Teaching Methods

Lectures (28 hours). Laboratory exercises on different categories of material productions of the protohistory (2 hours).

Verification of learning

Oral exam.
Three to five questions will be asked. Questions will be addressed to test the learning of the course with regard both to the lectures and to the contents of the recommended bibliography. The exam will check the skill to analyze and to relate the different topics of the course, as well as the ability to speak and present the matter with correctness and property. Students with a good qualification will get a rate from 18 to 30, accordingly to the learning and skill levels; students revealing an excellent qualification will get top marks to the exam.

Texts

- C. RENFREW, P. BAHN, Archeologia. Teoria, Metodi, Pratica, Bologna 2018 (terza edizione): chapt. 5 ("Come erano organizzate le società?", pp. 169-226); chapt. 12 ("Perchè le cose sono cambiate?", pp. 485-516).
- M. BIETTI SESTIERI, L’Italia nell’Età del bronzo e del ferro. Dalle palafitte a Romolo (2200-700 a.C.), Roma 2010: Chapter "Teorie, metodi e tecniche" (on CD ROM), pp. 1-130.
- M. BETTELLI, L’età del Bronzo e la prima età del Ferro in Europa, in Storia d’Europa e del Mediterraneo, Vol. I (La preistoria dell’uomo, edited by S. De Martino), Roma 2007, pp. 365-413.
- E. BORGNA, La civiltà minoica, in Storia d’Europa e del Mediterraneo, Vol. II (le civiltà dell'Oriente mediterraneo, edited by S. De Martino), Roma 2007, pp. 125-160.
- E. BORGNA, I Micenei, in Storia d’Europa e del Mediterraneo, Vol. II (le civiltà dell'Oriente mediterraneo, edited by S. De Martino), Roma 2007, pp. 227-265.
- M. RAPI, Dall'età del Rame all'età del Bronzo. I primi villaggi palafitticoli e la cultura di Polada, in R. de Marinis (ed.), L’età del Rame. La pianura padana e le Alpi al tempo di Ötzi, Compagnia della Stampa, Brescia 2013, pp. 525-544.
- E. SORIANO, C. LIVADIE, La facies di Palma Campania e i suoi rapporti con le facies coeve dell’Italia medio-tirrenica e dell’Italia meridionale: considerazioni alla luce delle recenti scoperte, in A. Pontrandolfo, M. Scalfuro (eds.), Dialoghi sull’Archeologia della Magna Grecia e del Mediterraneo. Atti del 1° Convegno Internazionale di Studi, 7-9 settembre 2016, Pandemos, Paestum 2017, pp. 1-13.
- M. BERNABÒ BREA, A. CARDARELLI, M. CREMASCHI, L’Emilia tra antica e recente età del Bronzo, in M. Bernabò Brea (ed.), Preistoria e Protostoria dell’Emilia Romagna – II, I.I.P.P., Firenze 2015, pp. 9-32.
- A. CARDARELLI, The collapse of the Terramare culture and growth of new economic and social systems during the Late Bronze Age in Italy, "Scienze dellantichità" 15 (2009), pp. 449-520.
- C. ZANASI, Parco archeologico e Museo all’aperto della TERRAMARA di Montale, Comune di Modena, Modena 2018.
- A. M. BIETTI SESTIERI, L’età del Bronzo Finale nella penisola italiana, in “Padusa”, anno XLIV, 2008, pp. 7-54.
- A. M. BIETTI SESTIERI ED ALTRI, Frattesina: un centro internazionale di produzione e di scambio nell’Età del bronzo del Veneto, in G. Leonardi, V. Tinè (eds.), Preistoria e Protostoria del Veneto, I.I.P.P., Firenze 2015, pp. 427-436.
- P. POLI, R. RIMONDINI, M. SINDACO (eds.), MUV. Museo della civiltà villanoviana. Guida al Museo, Istituto per i Beni Artistici Culturali e Naturali della Regione Emilia-Romagna, Bologna 2014, pp. 29-45.

More Information

Attendance at classes and other teaching activities is strongly recommended. During the lessons we will explain how to use correctly the recommended bibliography. Further bibliographic integrations will be provided during the course. Students who may not attend at the course have to arrange supplementary bibliography with the professor. Teaching needs permitting, both field trips in Sardinia and exercises of stratigraphic excavations will be carried out.

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