ISAR proposes the following one-week program on Ancient Roman Topography with workshops in situ. The proposed program is ideal for a January term but may also be suitable from May to July.

Program structure

The program’s principal goals is first and foremost to improve the student’s understanding of the ancient topography of Rome, from its foundation until its decline at the start of the middle ages. Such an understanding is aided greatly by discoveries made in the last century.

ISAR will allow students to learn more about the principles and methods of cultural heritage studies and Ancient Roman history. The program will take place in Rome, where beginning with orientation sessions, students will spend one week on site workshops and thematic lessons.

Costs: 800,00 Euro

Course Content

  • From the city’s origins to the regal period: Foro Romano, Palatino, Foro Boario
  • The Roman Republic: Largo Argentina, the Tiber river Port.
  • From Republic to Empire: Caesar’s Forum
  • Augustan Urbanism. Campo Marzio, Cripta Balbi, and the Pantheon; Ara Pacis,
  • Mausoleum and Horologium of Augustus.
  • The Imperial Fori: Augustus, Pace, Transitorio and Trajan’s Forum.
  • The City and its Hinterland.
  • South-eastern suburbs: Via Appia and via Latina: Tomb of Cecilia Metella, via Latina tombs, Mausoleo di Monte del Grano, villa delle Vignacce.

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