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The Stones of Ancient Latium

Inscriptions, Archaeological Remains, and the Geographic Contexts of Latium Vetus

2011 Program Schedule

The Stones of Ancient Latium:

Inscriptions, Archaeological Remains,
and the Geographic Contexts of Latium Vetus

Summer Session I: May 25 – July 1, 2011

Program Schedule

Instructors:
Monica Berti &  J. Matthew Harrington

Students:
Tess Bonoli (Tufts University); Maggie Burr (Tufts University);
Philip Katz (Washington University in St. Louis); Elizabeth J. Mellen (Tufts University);
Cori Russo (Tufts University); Megan E. Sligar (Tufts University);
Danielle Torres (University of Vermont); Bram ten Berge (University of Michigan);
Hilary F. Wolkan (Tufts University)

1st week

24/5/11: arrive of the students at the University of Roma Tor Vergata
25/5/11
: welcome and introduction to the summer course with Prof. Rino Caputo (Dean – University of Roma Tor Vergata) and Prof. Eugenio Lanzillotta (Chair of the Department of Classics at Roma Tor Vergata)
26/5/11
: National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia
27/5/11
: Tibur (Villa Adriana, Villa Gregoriana, and Villa d’Este) with Dr. Giovanna Di Giacomo (PhD student – Department of Classics at Roma Tor Vergata)
28/5/11
: Epigraphic Collection – Baths of Diocletian (Museo Nazionale Romano) with Prof. Maria Grazia Granino (University of Siena)
29/5/11
Caere and Tarquinia with Prof. Reinhard Förtsch (University of Cologne)

2nd week

30/5/11: conference by Prof. Reinhard Förtsch on the Arachne project; visit to the German Archaeological Institute of Rome with Prof. Reinhard Förtsch e and Dr. Alexandra Busch (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut – Rom)
31/5/11
: museum and sanctuary at the Lake Nemi with Prof. Maria Grazia Granino and Dr. Giuseppina Ghini (Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Lazio); Albano Laziale (castra albana) with Dr. Alexandra Busch
1/6/11
: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme (Museo Nazionale Romano) with Prof. Elaine Gazda (University of Michigan); Ara Pacis and reading of the Res Gestae Divi Augusti
2/6/11
: Antium
3/6/11
: Museo Tuscolano (Frascati, Scuderie Aldobrandini) and Tusculum with Dr. Emanuela Pettinelli (Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Lazio); Lanuvium (sanctuary of Juno Sospita) and Museo Civico Lanuvino with Dr. Luca Attenni (Museo Civico Lanuvino) and Dr. Paolo Garofalo (Department of Classics at Roma Tor Vergata)
4/6/11
: archaeological site of Largo Argentina and Forum Romanum
5/6/11
: Lucus Feroniae, Veii, Sutri, and Falerii Novi

3rd week

6/6/11: Vatican Museums and Vatican Necropolis
7/6/11
: Ostia
8/6/11
: sarcophagi collection of the Baths of Diocletian (Museo Nazionale Romano) with Dr. Sarah Madole (University of Michigan)
9/6/11
: Praeneste with Prof. Maria Grazia Granino and Dr. Filippo Demma (National Archaeological Museum of Palestrina)
10/6/11
: funerary monuments of Via Statilia with Dr. Giovanna Di Giacomo; Porta Maggiore and tomb of Eurysaces; temple of Minerva Medica; Baths of Trajan; Colosseum
11/6/11
: Forum Boarium and Capitoline Museums
12/6/11
: Via Appia

4th week

13/06/11: first day of participation of the students in the excavation of the ancient Gabii led by Prof. Marco Fabbri (University of Roma Tor Vergata) (until June 24)
14/06/11
: epigraphy at Roma Tor Vergata with the students who don’t partiticipate in the excavation at Gabii
15/06/11
: seminar with Dr. Mario Chighine (University of Roma Tor Vergata) on tools and techniques for making squeezes of inscriptions
16/06/11
: epigraphy at Roma Tor Vergata
17/06/11: Castelporziano with Prof. Maria Grazia Granino and Dr. Giuseppina Lauro (Ufficio per la conservazione del patrimonio artistico del Quirinale)
18/06/11
: Forum Romanum
19/06/11
: XML e a EpiDoc (Epigraphic Documents in TEI XML)

5th week

20/06/11: epigraphy at Roma Tor Vergata
21/06/11: epigraphy at Roma Tor Vergata
22/06/11
: “Giornata Lanuvina”: conference on the ancient town of Lanuvium at the Department of Classics of Roma Tor Vergata
23/06/11
: epigraphy at Roma Tor Vergata
24/06/11
:  epigraphy at Roma Tor Vergata; conference by Dr. Stefano Musco (Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici di Roma) and Prof. Marco Fabbri at the German Archaeological Institute of Rome (new discoveries at Gabii)
25/06/11
: Pompeii
26/06/11
: Ischia and Museum of Lacco Ameno at Villa Arbusto

6th week

27/06/11: Pompeii with Prof. Steven Ellis (University of Cincinnati)
28/06/11
: Oplontis and Herculaneum; Vesuvius
29/06/11
: National Archaeological Museum of Naples (epigraphic collection)
30/06/11
: Paestum
01/07/11
: Pompeii
02/07/11
: flight Rome-US

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