Who is this class for: Il corso si rivolge ad un pubblico generalista colto, interessato alla storia e all’archeologia del Mediterraneo antico e ad un approccio innovativo, ispirato dai più recenti e aggiornati risultati della ricerca sul campo.

Created by:  Sapienza University of Rome

  • Lorenzo Nigro

    Taught by:  Lorenzo Nigro, Prof.

    Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia
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Sapienza University of Rome
Sapienza University of Rome, founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, is the oldest University in Rome and the largest in Europe. Since its founding over 700 years ago, Sapienza has played an important role in Italian history and has been directly involved in key changes and developments in society, economics and politics. It has contributed to the development of Italian and European science and culture in all areas of knowledge. The main campus, designed by Marcello Piacentini, was opened in 1935. It is situated close to the city centre, and is the largest in Europe - a real city within a city where teaching activities are integrated with libraries and museums as well as comprehensive student services. Faculties and Departments also carry out their activities in decentralized locations in different parts of the city. There are two other university campuses elsewhere in Lazio. Sapienza offers a vast array of courses including degree programmes, PhD courses, one to two year professional courses, and Specialization Schools in many disciplines, run by 63 Departments and 11 Faculties.
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 of 31 ratings

Engaging professor. Great course.

A unique experience to understand the beginning of the Mediterranean culture through the city of Motya.

Very pleasant teaching by Professor Lorenzo Nigro with his devotion to his research and his commitment to teaching. His field of knowledge is enormous. The topic was huge and I sometimes found it difficult to grasp such much in a limited amount of time. On top of that it was a challenge for me (as well as a pleasure) to follow the course in Italian in which l am not very proficient. I speak French and English.

However it was a fascinating topic and a rewarding effort. I'm now longing to go back to Mozia.

I would strongly recommand it to a person having some background in this field.

Consiglio vivamente questo corso, specialmente agli studenti della facoltà di beni culturali e indirizzi di archeologia. Oltre alla passione che emerge dalle parole del prof. Nigro, desidero evidenziare l'approccio trasversale al Mediterraneo, che riesce a far comprendere come le diverse culture che si affacciano a questo grande "lago" hanno contribuito allo sviluppo di un "respiro" comune, e che grazie all'esempio concreto di Mozia riusciamo a inquadrare meglio.