basic knowledge of the peculiarities of the discipline between classical and medieval antiquity and of the overall picture of the history of specific studies from the sixteenth century to the present; understanding of the different sectors making up the material and their fundamental coordinates.
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Introduction to Early Christian Archaeology: sources, methods and investigations areas.

Core Documentation

V. Fiocchi Nicolai, Strutture funerarie ed edifici di culto paleocristiani di Roma dal IV al VI secolo, Città del Vaticano 2001.
V. Fiocchi Nicolai, F. Bisconti, D. Mazzoleni, Le catacombe cristiane di Roma. Origini, sviluppo, apparati decorativi, documentazione epigrafica, Regensburg 2009.

Not attending students must add to the Assignment:
F. Bisconti, O. Brandt, Lezioni di Archeologia Cristiana, Città del Vaticano 2014.

Type of delivery of the course

Traditional Oral examination

Type of evaluation

Oral examination