Graduate School: Science of Interpretation and Cultural Production
Department: Ancient World Science
Coordinator: Mariagiovanna Biga
Places available: 14
Funding: 7 scholarships
Contact person: Mariagiovanna Biga (+39) 06 4454771
Web site: http://w3.uniroma1.it/archeologia/Scuole/Dottorato2/Dottorato2.htm
Latin and Greek Philology
Ancient Near- and Middle Eastern Philology
The PhD Programme in Greek and Latin Philology and Ancient History is an interdisciplinary Programme, aimed at a correct reading and interpretation (both literary and epigraphic) of ancient texts of the West and East Mediterranean, as well as of the Near and Middle East. The programme is also aimed at a full understanding of the cultural, political, economic and social history of the ancient Greek, Roman and Near-Eastern world.
The Ph.D. is articulated into three different curricula, divided into various sections.
Curricula for the philological section:
a) Mycenaean Philology;
b) Greek and Latin Literature through the Ages;
c) Classical Philology and Linguistics;
d) History of the Greek and Roman theatre.
Curricula for the historical section:
a) History of Greek colonization;
b) Roman conquest of Italy and its administration;
c) Epigraphy as means of communication;
d) Survival of ancient culture in modern times and its forms;
e) Historical geography of the Mediterranean and of the Near East;
f) Economics and commerce in the Mediterranean and in the Ancient Near East.
Curricula for the section of Philology of the Near and Middle East:
a) Anatolian studies;
c) Coptic Studies;
d) Biblical and Jewish Studies;
e) Semitic Studies;
g) Iranian Studies.