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090104 SE The Late Antique Villa: Assessing private space (2019W)

8.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 9 - Altertumswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 15 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 09.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 06.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 13.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 20.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 27.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 04.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 15.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 22.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG
Wednesday 29.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum d. Inst. f. Klassische Archäologie Franz-Klein-Gasse 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims
study and discussion of the architecture, archaeology, cultural, religious and territorial impact of the Late Antique Villa in the Mediterranean.
Contents
In the late third- fourth century the countryside of several provinces witnessed the revival of the high-status residences, a phenomenon that was well known in the Roman Empire. The buildings managed vast territorial productive areas and showed sophisticated architectural and decorative elements with frescoes, marble decorations and mosaic pavements, which mostly point to high and prestigious patronage. This seminar intends to discuss the political and economic factors that contributed to the development of these villas in Late Antiquity, their architecture and decorative aspects from the archaeological standpoint, with particular emphasis on issues of cultural, religious identities and territorial impact.
Method:

Assessment and permitted materials

Students will be required to choose a theme from a list of subjects for an oral presentation (ca. 30 min.) and submit a short-written paper (15/ 20 pages).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

attendance and active participation 40% - presentation 30% - written work to be submitted at the end 30% .
Missing 2 lectures is allowed.

Examination topics

Active participation and discussion - presentation - written paper.

Reading list

J. Dodd, A conceptual Framework to Approaching Late Antique Villa Transformational Trajectories, Journal of Ancient History and Archaeology 6/1 (2019), pp. 30-44.
H. Kähler, Die Villa des Maxentius bei Piazza Armerina, Köln 1973.
L. Lavan, L. Özgenel, A.C. Sarantis (eds.), Housing in Late Antiquity: from Palace to Shop, Leiden-Boston 2007.
J.J. Rossiter, Domus and Villa: Late Antique Housing in Carthago and its Territory, Late Antique Archaeology 3 (2007), pp. 367-392.
E. Marzano, The Roman Villa in the Mediterranean Basin: Late Republic to Late Antiquity, Cambridge 2018.

Association in the course directory

Anrechenbar: im Fachbereich Frühchristliche/Spätantike Archäologie
im BA 2019: M14;
im BA alt: APM früh, gr. Vert., BM;
im MA 2019: PM3, PM4, PM5;
im MA alt: SM A, SM B;

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