Studying ancient - as well as medieval or modern - cities basically means telling local urban stories based on the reconstruction of changing landscapes through the centuries. Given the fragmentary nature of archaeological evidence, it is necessary to create new images that would give back the physical aspect of the urban landscape and that would bring it to life again. We are not just content with analyzing the many elements still visible of the ancient city. The connections between objects and architectures, visible and non visible buildings, which have been broken through time have to be rejoined, to acknowledge the elements that compose the urban landscape.
The Changing Landscape of Ancient Rome. Archaeology and History of the Palatine HillSapienza University of Rome
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TOP REVIEWS FROM THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF ANCIENT ROME. ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF THE PALATINE HILL
It was fun and challenging and Prof. Carafa is a very good teacher. I hope to find more history courses from Sapienza University
Very good course, even though some of the quizzes seem to be not completely aligned with the information provided during the lessons
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 .
The lessons were well-balanced with history, archeology and city planning. The presentation was easy to follow with ell appointed maps.
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