Full Core Study Notes

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Core Study; Cities of Vesuvius; Pompeii And Herculaneum SURVEY • The geographical setting and natural features of Campania. • The eruption of AD 79 and its impact on Pompeii and Herculaneum • Representations of Pompeii and Herculaneum over time • Early discoveries and the changing nature of excavations in the 19th and 20th centuries o The economy: role of the forum, trade, commerce, industries, occupations o The social structure: men, women, freedmen, slaves o Local political life: decuriones, magistrates, comitium o Everyday life: housing, leisure activities, food and dining, clothing, health, baths, water supply, sanitation o Religion: household gods, temples, foreign cults and religions, tombs The influence of Greek and Egyptian cultures: art and architecture RECONSTRUCTING AND CONSERVING THE PAST • Changing interpretations: impact of new research and technologies • Issues of conservation and reconstruction: Italian and international contributions and responsibilities • Ethical issues: excavation and conservation, study and display of human remains • Value and impact of tourism: problems and solutions VOCABULARY – CORE STUDY

Added September 2021