La Sapienza - Università di Roma

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Course in English

Module 1: Conferences

Roman Archaeology and History

  • The Origin of Rome between East and West
  • The Rome of Augustus
  • Public life and entertainment (the Forum and Colosseum) and places of worship and religion: temples, mithraea, catacombs

Literature, Philosophy, Society

  • Dante’s Italy
  • Machiavelli and the European Renaissance
  • Leopardi and Modernity

Art and Style

  • Michelangelo and Renaissance in Rome


  • Verdi and Italian Opera
  • Cinema
  • The Rome of Fellini and Pasolini

Culture and Institutions

  • Made in Italy: fashion, style, design


Module 2: Italian Language and Culture