Roman Archaeology

Year
0
Academic year
2018-2019
Code
01010918
Subject Area
Área Científica do Menor
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
Duration
SEMESTRIAL
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
1st Cycle Studies

Recommended Prerequisites

NA

Teaching Methods

Theoretical-practical classes using exposure and debate of the class themes.

Learning Outcomes

Students will gain a knowledge of the materiality of Roman society and the innovations it introduced in the life of its communities. Some of the most common themes will be presented and discussed in this program. Students will learn how to apply the basic principles learned il class to their professional duties in the field of archaeology.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

1. Archaeology of Roman times

1.1. Based on the concept of "romanization"

1.2. From cities to the countryside: social and religious practices and productive activities

2. Roman Architecture

2.1. Essential characteristics, architectural styles and construction materials

2.2. Public buildings: from urban monuments to the engineering works spread throughout the area

2.3. Private buildings: from domestic to funereal architecture

3. The Roman army

4. Roman technology.

Head Lecturer(s)

Pedro Jorge Cardoso Carvalho

Assessment Methods

Assessment
Exam: 100.0%

Bibliography

ALARCÃO, J. (2006): “Os modelos romanos e os traslados provinciais na Lusitânia”, El Concepto de lo Provincial en el Mundo Antiguo (Homen. a Pilar León Alonso), Vaquerizo, D., Murillo, J. F., Eds., vol. I, Córdoba, p. 175-187.

Portugal Romano. A exploração dos recursos naturais.

Hispania. El Legado de Roma (Catálogo de la Expo. – En el año de Trajano), MNAR

Religiões da Lusitânia. Loquuntur saxa.

ADAM, J.-P. (1996): La construcción romana. Materiales y técnicas, Ed. J. Picard e Ed. De los Ofícios.

BARTON, I. M. (Ed.) (1989): Roman Public Buildings.

BARTON, I. M. (Ed.) (1996): Roman Domestic Buildings.

GROS. P. (1999 e 2001): L’ architecture romaine.

GOLDSWORTHY, A. (2005): El ejército romano.

LE BOHEC, Y. (1990): L’armée romaine: sous le haute-empire.

WEBSTER, G. (1998): The Roman Imperial Army: of the first and second centuries A.D.

EDITED BY Roger b. Ulrich and caroline k. Quenemoen, A companion toroman Architecture.