Academic year
2021/2022 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
FT0523 (AF:331924 AR:189484)
Blended (on campus and online classes)
ECTS credits
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
3rd Term
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This class is part of the archaeological curriculum of the BA degree in Conservation and Management of Cultural Heritage and Performing Arts and of the "ancient mediterranean" curriculum of the BA degree in History.

The course is organized in two parts of 30 hours each. If you are enrolled in the archaeological curriculum of the Cultural Heritage BA, you can follow both parts and sustain a 12-CFU exam. Otherwise, you can follow the first part only ("Phoenician-Punic Archaeology I") as a 6-CFU exam. If you are a foreign student, please contact the teacher for further information.
1. Knowledge and understanding (in outlines) of:
- Geography of the Levant and the Mediterranean
- Chronology of the ancient Levant
- sources and methods for the archaeology of the ancient Levant and the Phoenician world

2. Applying knowledge and understanding:
- you can identify ancient cities and major culturally significant geographic features on a map
- you can make an informed guess about datings of emblematic Levantine and/or Phoenician artefacts
- given a topic discussed in class, you can design a simple research strategy to address it

3. Making judgements
- you can formulate your own interpretative hypothesis for the classes of artefacts and sources discussed in class
- you can formulate your own critical opinion of the textbooks and articles read in class

4. Communication
- you learn to cooperate in groups to solve archaeological problems
- you exercise your ability to speak appropriately in front of an audience

5. Lifelong learning skills
- you can quickly scan a scientific article for essential information
- you can study texts written in a language different than your mother tongue
Active participation in class, homework and the reading of propedeutic texts are required. Command of scientific English is a prerequisite.
This is a monographic class on Phoenicians in Sardinia. We will study several key case-studies, covering the range of known archaeological contexts, with a specific focus on religious architecture and ritual contexts.
Foreign-language students may choose to refer to the following literature:

G. Markoe, The Phoenicians. London: British Museum Press 2000.
The successful partecipant is required to show a proactive attitude in class activities, to take a written final exam and to present an oral presentation on a given topic.
Partecipants will prepare a powerpoint presentation on a chosen topic and write a short scientific essay for the exam.
written and oral

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "International cooperation" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 13/04/2021