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Evidence of the Roman-barbarian contacts

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Course ID: 3101-DWSW Erasmus code / ISCED: 08.4 / (0222) History and archaeology
Course title: Evidence of the Roman-barbarian contacts Name in Polish: Świadectwa kontaktów rzymsko-barbarzyńskich
Organizational unit: Faculty of Archeology
Course groups: (in Polish) Wykłady ogólnoinstytutowe
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): (not available)
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Language: Polish
Type of course:

supplementary

Mode:

Blended learning

Short description:

The main problem of the course focuses on different kinds of contacts between Romans and the people inhabited the Barbaricum area with the special reference to the areas of the following archaeological cultures: of Wielbark, of Przeworsk and the circle of Western Baltic cultures. The political and economic background of these contacts are stressed. Each categories of Roman imports (the distribution of findings, the time and possible circumstances of the affluence), as well as their co-occurrence on the defined area, e.g. one archaeological culture are analyzed. The kind of "barbarous" imports to Rome (the amber, furs, slaves) are also discussed. Within the framework of the course the visits in the museum (PMA or/and MN) are provided.

Full description:

The main problem of the course focuses on different kinds of contacts between Romans and the people inhabited the Barbaricum area with the special reference to the areas of the following archaeological cultures: of Wielbark, of Przeworsk and the circle of Western Baltic cultures. The political and economic background of these contacts are stressed. Each categories of Roman imports (the distribution of findings, the time and possible circumstances of the affluence), as well as their co-occurrence on the defined area, e.g. one archaeological culture are analyzed. The kind of "barbarous" imports to Rome (the amber, furs, slaves) are also discussed. Within the framework of the course the visits in the museum (PMA or/and MN) are provided.

Bibliography:

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6. M. Beard, The Roman Triumph, Cambridge & Oxford 2007

7. Th. S. Burns, Barbarians within the Gates of Rome, Bloomington-Indianapolis 1994

8. A. Bursche, Złote medaliony rzymskie w Barbaricum, Warszawa 1998 (dostepna on-line

pod adresem http://www.archeo.uw.edu.pl/szablon.php?id=436, tam też inne pozycje)

9. A. Bursche, Illerup Ådal t. 14: Die Münze, Århus 2011

10. J. Chochorowski (red.), Koczownicy Ukrainy, Katowice 1997

11. J. Collis, Te European Iron Age, London & New York 1997

12. B. Cunliffe, Starożytni Celtowie, Warszawa 2003

13. G. Depeyrot, Optimo principi. Iconographie, monnaie et propagande sous Trajane, t. I-III, Wetteren 2007

14. F. B. Florescu, Das Siegesdenkmal von Adamklissi Tropaeum Traiani, Buçuresti &Bonn 1965

15. J. Garbsch, Terra sigillata, porcelana antyku, Warszawa 1993

16. P. Heather, Upadek Cesarstwa Rzymskiego, Warszawa 2006

17. P. Heather, Imperia i Barbarzyńcy, Warszawa 2010

18. J. Ilkjær, Illerup Ådal. Czarodziejskie zwierciadło archeologii, Warszawa 2007

19. M. Jaczynowska, D. Musiał, M. Stępień, Historia starożytna, Warszawa 1998

20. L. Jørgensen et al. (red.), The Spoils of Victory. The North in the Shadow of the Roman Empire, Copenhagen 2003

21. P. Kaczanowski, Importy broni drzewcowej na obszarze europejskiego Barbaricum, Kraków 1992

22. J. Kolendo, Świat antyczny i barbarzyńcy. Teksty, zabytki, refleksje nad przeszłością, t. I-II, Warszawa 1998-1999

23. J. K. Kozłwoski (red.), Encyklopedia Historyczna Świata, Kraków 1999, s. 304-450.

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Warszawa-Kraków 1996

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43. A. Ziółkowski, Historia Powszechna. Starożytność, Warszawa 2009

Learning outcomes:

KNOWLEDGE: THE GRADUATE KNOWS AND UNDERSTAND

K_W01; has a basic knowledge of the place and importance of archeology in the system of sciences, human socio-cultural past and its specific and methodological specificity

K_W02; knows the basic concepts and terminology used in the archeology of the Roman period

K_W04; has a structured general knowledge of ancient communities, including the terminology, theories and methodology of the archeology of the Barbaricum

K_W06; has a basic knowledge of the links between archeology and other fields and scientific disciplines in the area of ​​humanities

K_W07; understands the relationship between the achievements of a selected field of science and the possibilities of their use in archeology

K_W08; has basic knowledge of the main directions of development and the most important new achievements in the field of archeology of the Roman period (Barbaricum)

K_W09; knows and understands the basic methods of analysis and interpretation of various cultural products, appropriate for selected traditions, theories and research schools in the field of Barbaricum archeology

K_W10; has a structured general knowledge of the methods and techniques of documenting archaeological and numismatic sources

K_W11; knows and understands the basic methods of analysis and interpretation of information contained in scientific publications

K_W12; knows and understands the basic methods of analysis of ancient texts

K_W14; has basic knowledge of human development and its main adaptation strategies to various environmental conditions

K_W15; has a general knowledge of the properties of raw materials and how they were used by ancient communities

K_W19 on the basic principles of professional ethics of an archaeologist

SKILLS: THE GRADUATE CAN:

K_U01; search, analyze, evaluate, select and use information about archaeological sources and their context with the use of literature and electronic media

K_U02; search, analyze, evaluate, select and use information contained in various sources

K_U04; independently acquire knowledge and develop research skills in the field of archeology, following the guidance of a research tutor

K_U13; discover simple relationships between artifacts and past cultural and social processes

K_U15; quote current research theses, formulate conclusions and select argumentation strategies at the elementary level as well as construct arguments and counter-arguments

K_U26; look for opportunities to expand knowledge and improve professional skills outside the university

SOCIAL COMPETENCES: THE GRADUATE IS READY TO:

K_K01; use of their knowledge and skills and is aware of the need to confront them with the opinions of experts

K_K02; recognition of the essential importance of material remains and written sources as part of the cultural heritage of mankind

K_K03; appreciate the unique values ​​of archaeological sources and their role in recreating the human past

K_K05; use of one's knowledge about the complex nature of culture and its complexity, with the awareness of the need to analyze various categories of sources in order to recreate the human past

K_K07; recognizing one's own responsibility for the preservation of cultural heritage

K_K11; recognizing the importance of ethical issues related to scientific integrity and honesty and accepting responsibility for the accuracy of decisions made in the process of obtaining archaeological sources, in accordance with the applicable law of the country in which the research is carried out

K_K14 taking care of the achievements and traditions of the archaeologist profession

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

exam. The requirements depend on the year of study.

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