Università telematica internazionale UNINETTUNO

MOOC Massive Open Online Courses (Academic Year 2018/2019)

Archaeology and history of Greek and Roman art

Language: English
Course description
The course aims to offer a wide view of the history of art in Greece and ancient Italy between IX century B.C. and the Severian period, with specific attention to architecture, sculpture, painting and other arts and crafts of the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic Greece and their reflection in Italy. As for Italy, the course will first focus on the arts and crafts of Etruscans and southern Italy, to move then to the presentation of the Roman art during the republican and imperial periods.
Prerequisites
This course has no prerequisites. However, notions of ancient history and art are welcome.
Objectives
The course can serve as foundation to get orientated and to acquire basic skills about the Greek, Etruscan and Roman art.
Program
The course treats the following topics: the beginning of the figurative art in Greece. The contribution of the eastern Mediterranean art. Myths and related topics in the architectonic sculpture and pottery. The great sculpture: Fidia, Timoteo, Prassitele, Skopas, Lisippo. The Greek painting and its reflections in the Etruscuan world. The Hellenistic art and its reflections in Italy. Roman art during the Republic: the contribution of the Etruscan art. The Roman art in the early Empire and the role of Augustus. Paintings from Pompei. The Roman art in the middle and late Empire.
Book
INTRODUCTION: CHRONOLOGY, GEOGRAPHY, SOURCES, METHODS: T. Hölscher, L’archeologia classica. Un’introduzione, L’Erma di Bretschneider – Roma 2010, pp. 19-86 . GREEK ART: One book selected: 1. E. Lippolis, G. Rocco. Archeologia Greca. Cultura, società politica e produzione, Feltrinelli 2011. 2. A. Giuliano, Storia dell’arte Greca, Carocci editore, Roma 2008. 3. G. Bejor – M. Castoldi – C. Lambrugo, Arte greca, Mondadori, Milano 2008. ROMAN ART: One book selected: 1. M. Torelli, M. Menichetti, G.L. Grassigli, Arte e archeologia nel mondo romano, Longanesi, Milano 2008. 2. R. Bianchi Bandinelli, Roma. L’arte romana nel centro del potere, BUR, Milano 1969 e successive ristampe + R. Bianchi Bandinelli, Roma. La fine del’arte antica, BUR, Milano 1970. 3. P. Zanker, Arte romana, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2008.
Exercises
Le esercitazioni sono OBBLIGATORIE e consistono nello svolgimento di una serie di temi sotto forma di brevi elaborati. Per lo svolgimento dei temi si consiglia di integrare le videolezioni con i materiali indicati nelle sezioni “Libri/Articoli”, “Bibliografia” e “Sitografia”.
Professor
Professor not available
List of lessons
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Dieter Mertens
Dieter Mertens
Vincenzo Saladino
Clemente Marconi
Vincenzo Saladino
Vincenzo Saladino
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Vincenzo Saladino
Vincenzo Saladino
Vincenzo Saladino
Vincenzo Saladino
Clemente Marconi
Eugenio Polito
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Maria Josè Strazzulla
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Fausto Zevi
Patrizio Pensabene Perez

Headquarter

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 39
00186 Roma - ITALIA
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P.IVA: 13937651001

Certified mail

info@pec.uninettunouniversity.net

Student Secretariat

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tel: +39 06 692076.71
e-mail: info@uninettunouniversity.net

Videoconferencing

Library 1st floor: 90.147.90.157
Meeting Room 5th floor: 90.147.90.158

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