European protohistory - second cycle

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-ANT/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide a set of general knowledge of the European Age archaeological cultures of the Bronze and Iron Ages, with a more targeted focus on the main cultural complexes in northern Italy, between the second millennium BC and the age of the Romanization.

The course aims to provide the tools to orientate oneself in the recognition of material culture and in the interpretation and use of archaeological sources, with particular regard to the protohistoric contexts of northern Italy.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: the course allows you to acquire a framework of general knowledge relating to the European archaeological cultures of the Bronze and Iron Age, with a more focused focus on the main cultural complexes present in northern Italy between the second millennium BC. and age of Romanization.
Skills: the course provides the tools to orientate oneself in the recognition of material culture and in the interpretation and use of the archaeological sources that form the framework of knowledge of the discipline, with particular regard to the contexts of northern Italy.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
According to the developing of the Covid emergency, lessons will be held in presence mode if just possible or in blended mode.
Students will be able to find all the information to access the lessons and any changes to the program on the Ariel website of the course, at the beginning and during the 2nd semester.
If it is not possible to carry out the final test in the manner provided in the Syllabus, the test can be carried out electronically. Any updates will be communicated on the Ariel site of the course .
Course syllabus
Unit A (20 hours, 3 cfu):
Introduction to Protohistory. Periodization and cultural groups.

Unit B (20 hours, 3 cfu):
The Golasecca Celts in the Ist Iron Age and their relationship with the Hallstatt Celts.

Unit C (20 hours, 3 cfu):
The second Iron Age and the La Téne Celts.
Prerequisites for admission
No.
Prehistory; Methodology of archaeological research (recommended, not required).
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons. If possible, visits and practical activities to directly experience the archaeological findings and the contexts.
Teaching Resources
Students attending lessons
Unit A
1. Lessons' slides (available at: .https://mrapipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx).
Unit B
1. Lessons' slides (available at: .https://mrapipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx). Moreover:
2. de Marinis R.C., La prima età del Ferro, in M. Harari, a c. di, La storia di Varese. Il territorio di Varese in età preistorica e protostorica, Varese 2017 (Nomos Edizioni), pp. 196-237.
3. de Marinis R.C., I Celti golasecchiani, in Arslan E., Vitali D., a c. di, I Celti, Milano 1991, pp. 93-102.
4. de Marinis R.C., Sesto Calende, la seconda tomba di guerriero, in de Marinis R.C., Massa S. e Pizzo M., a c. di, Alle Origini di Varese e del suo territorio, Varese 2009, pp. 162-203.
5. de Marinis R.C., I principi celti, in Principi etruschi tra Mediterraneo ed Europa, catalogo della mostra di Bologna, Venezia (Marsilio), 2000, pp. 377-389.
6. Fougère F., Chaume B., La tombe de Vix. Un trésor entre histoire et légendes, Lyon, 2016.
7. Verger S., La Dame de Vix: une défunte à personnalité multiple, in J. Guilaine (ed.), Sépultures et sociétés. Du Néolithique à l'Histoire, Paris 2009, pp. 285-309.

Unit C
1. Lessons' slides (available at: .https://mrapipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx). Moreover:
2. Szabó M., I Celti, in Storia d'Europa, II, Torino, 1994, pp. 755-803.
3. Lejars Th., Les Celtes d'Italie, in Szabó M. (ed.), Celtes et Gaulois, l'archéologie face à l'histoire. Actes du colloque de Budapest, 17-18 juin 2005. Glux-en-Glenne: Bibracte, Centre archéologique européen, 2006, pp. 1-20.
4. Lejars Th., L'armement des Celtes d'Italie, in Barral P., Guillaumet J.-P., Roulière-Lambert M.-J., Saracino M., Vitali D., Les Celtes et le nord de l'Italie: premier et second âges du fer: actes du XXXVIe colloque international de l'AFEAF, Verone, 17-20 mai 2012, R.A.E, 2014, pp. 401-434.
5. Vitali D., Arte lateniana e Celti d'Italia, in Notizie Archeologiche Bergomensi, 19, 2011, pp. 427-445.

Students not attending lessons:
Unit A
1. Lessons' slides (available at: https://mrapipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx)
2. Rapi M., 2013, "Dall'età del Rame all'età del Bronzo. I primi villaggi palafitticoli e la cultura di Polada", in R.C. de Marinis, a c. di, L'età del Rame. La pianura padana e le Alpi al tempo di Ötzi, Roccafranca (Brescia), 525-544.
3. Bernabò Brea M., "Le terramare nell'età del Bronzo", in M. Bernabò Brea, M. Cremaschi, a c. di, Acqua e civiltà nelle terramare. La vasca votiva di Noceto, Milano, 2009, pp. 5-16.
4. de Marinis R.C., "La protostoria del territorio di Varese: dall'inizio dell'età dei metalli alla Romanizzazione", in de Marinis R.C., Massa S. e Pizzo M., a c. di, Alle Origini di Varese e del suo territorio, Varese 2009, pp. 11-27.

Unit B
1. Lessons' slides (available at: .https://mrapipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx). Moreover:
2. de Marinis R.C., La prima età del Ferro, in M. Harari, a c. di, La storia di Varese. Il territorio di Varese in età preistorica e protostorica, Varese 2017 (Nomos Edizioni), pp. 196-237.
3. de Marinis R.C., I Celti golasecchiani, in Arslan E., Vitali D., a c. di, I Celti, Milano 1991, pp. 93-102.
4. de Marinis R.C., Sesto Calende, la seconda tomba di guerriero, in de Marinis R.C., Massa S. e Pizzo M., a c. di, Alle Origini di Varese e del suo territorio, Varese 2009, pp. 162-203.
5. de Marinis R.C., I principi celti, in Principi etruschi tra Mediterraneo ed Europa, catalogo della mostra di Bologna 1 ottobre 2000 - 1 aprile 2001, Venezia (Marsilio), 2000, pp. 377-389.
6. Fougère F., Chaume B., La tombe de Vix. Un trésor entre histoire et légendes, Lyon, 2016.
7. Verger S., La Dame de Vix: une défunte à personnalité multiple, in J. Guilaine (ed.), Sépultures et sociétés. Du Néolithique à l'Histoire, Paris 2009, p. 285-309.

Unit C
1. Lessons' slides (available at: .https://mrapipe.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v5/home/Default.aspx). Moreover:
2. Szabó M., I Celti, in Storia d'Europa, II, Torino, 1994, pp. 755-803.
3. Lejars Th., Les Celtes d'Italie, in Szabó M. (ed.), Celtes et Gaulois, l'archéologie face à l'histoire. Actes du colloque de Budapest, 17-18 juin 2005. Glux-en-Glenne: Bibracte, Centre archéologique européen, 2006, pp. 1-20.
4. Lejars Th., L'armement des Celtes d'Italie, in Barral P., Guillaumet J.-P., Roulière-Lambert M.-J., Saracino M., Vitali D., Les Celtes et le nord de l'Italie: premier et second âges du fer: actes du XXXVIe colloque international de l'AFEAF, Verone, 17-20 mai 2012, R.A.E, 2014, pp. 401-434.
5. Vitali D., Arte lateniana e Celti d'Italia, in Notizie Archeologiche Bergomensi, 19, 2011, pp. 427-445.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral test.
Unita' didattica A
L-ANT/01 - PREHISTORY AND EARLY HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-ANT/01 - PREHISTORY AND EARLY HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-ANT/01 - PREHISTORY AND EARLY HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours