Topic ID #34011 - posted 11/8/2014 7:03 AM

The Inscriptions of the Roman World: Summer School in Bulgaria 2015


Hardly a source could be found that is more important for the study of the Ancient society than the epigraphical monuments. This course provides a full treatment of the epigraphy as a historical discipline, which includes not only the introduction to it, but also a profound look into the ancient Roman society and a thorough study of all kinds of inscriptions and their peculiarities. The students will learn to use the newest methods of interpretation in their work with epigraphical documents, which will allow them to incorporate them into their future projects and researches in the fields of Ancient History, Archaeology, Classical Philology as well as others.


Historical introduction to the History of the Ancient Roman society
Theoretical lectures on the Greek and Latin inscriptions
Field work with original inscriptions
Making copies and imprints of the inscriptions

After the course the students would have acquired the following abilities:

Proficiency in the social history of the Roman world
Ability to incorporate inscriptions in their future projects
Ability to publish and interpret ancient inscriptions


Course name The inscriptions of the Roman World
Professional field: Classics, History, Archaeology
Course type: Bachelor/Master
Hours: Lectures 30 / Exercises 15
Credits (ECTS): 6
Place: Sofia and Montana, Bulgaria
Price: 850 Euro

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