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Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

From ruins to a full evidence local history (methods, procedures, tools)

8 videos (Total 32 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
1.1 Classical Archaeology: artifacts (objects, architectures, landscapes) and history.4m
1.2 Talking with objects: from pots to Chronology.2m
1.3 Talking with earth, stones and bricks: from layers and walls to History8m
1.4 Introduction to ancient Rome.11m
1° tutorial1m
2° tutorial1m
3° tutorial2m
1 practice exercise
From ruins to a full evidence local history (methods, procedures, tools)20m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

From a border land to the largest settlement in Latium (13th–9th cent. b.c.e.)

4 videos (Total 33 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
2.2 Latium from Bronze Age to Iron age.12m
2.3 Rome from Bronze Age to Iron age.8m
2.4 Palatine from Bronze Age to Iron age.8m
1 practice exercise
From a border land to the largest settlement in Latium (13th–9th cent. b.c.e.)20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

A city - ruled by kings - is born (8th – 7th century b.c.e.).

4 videos (Total 41 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
3.2 The foundation of Rome: archaeology10m
3.3 Palatine during the reigns of earlier kings 1.15m
3.4 Palatine during the reigns of earlier kings 2.7m
1 practice exercise
A city - ruled by kings - is born (8th – 7th century b.c.e.).20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

New kings before a new State (6th – 3rd century b.c.e.).

4 videos (Total 36 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2 Palatine during the reigns of later kings: noble residences and cult places.15m
4.3 From Monarchy to Republic.5m
4.4 Palatine during late republican period.5m
1 practice exercise
New kings before a new State (6th – 3rd century b.c.e.).20m
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Top reviews from The Changing Landscape of Ancient Rome. Archaeology and History of the Palatine Hill

By CSMar 22nd 2018

I’m now living in Siena so visiting Roma and it’s wonderful ancient architecture especially the Roman forum and the palatine hill has new excitement and knowledge for me.

By JCMay 2nd 2018

I appreciate the opportunity to learn the history of Rome and how it became the marvel city it is today . I will enjoy a lot more my next trip to Rome. Thank you .

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About Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome, founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, is the oldest University in Rome and the largest in Europe. Since its founding over 700 years ago, Sapienza has played an important role in Italian history and has been directly involved in key changes and developments in society, economics and politics. It has contributed to the development of Italian and European science and culture in all areas of knowledge. The main campus, designed by Marcello Piacentini, was opened in 1935. It is situated close to the city centre, and is the largest in Europe - a real city within a city where teaching activities are integrated with libraries and museums as well as comprehensive student services. Faculties and Departments also carry out their activities in decentralized locations in different parts of the city. There are two other university campuses elsewhere in Lazio. Sapienza offers a vast array of courses including degree programmes, PhD courses, one to two year professional courses, and Specialization Schools in many disciplines, run by 63 Departments and 11 Faculties. ...

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