Location: Burgas, Bulgaria
Season Dates: August 9, 2014 - September 6, 2014
Session Dates: Session 1: August 9 – 23; Session 2: August 2 - September 6, 2014
Application Deadline: August 10, 2014
Affiliation: RSF Archaeological Trust
Project Director: Assist. Prof. Dr. Kalin Stoev - Institute for Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology in Sofia
The course intends to make the students familiar with the basic topics and activities in the field of the Latin and Greek epigraphy. The epigraphical heritage of present-day Bulgaria gives us a striking example for the multicultural character of the Roman provinces and therefore presents "one of a kind" opportunity for studying the roman inscriptions and working with them in their archaeological context. The schedule seeks to enhance the field competence of the archaeology students by teaching them the main techniques for recognizing, reading, dating, preserving and interpreting the epigraphical monuments.
After completing successfully this course the students will:
The program is based in modern town of Burgas located at the western coast of the Black sea. In different stages of the course the neighbouring resorts will be visited - Architectural-Historical Reserves Nesebar and Sozopol, Pomorye etc. All these cities in Antiquity were part of the ancient culture of the Pontus Euxinus - the modern Black sea.
Period(s) of Occupation: Greek and Roman Archaeology 4th c. BC - 3rd c. AD
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: One session, 15 days
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: none
Room and Board Arrangements
The cost of the field school covers room and board. Accommodation is in hotel in Burgas. The hotel offers shared double-rooms with bathrooms, hot and cold running water, television, WiFi and restaurant.
Cost: 1369 EUR (1863 USD). For this project is available RSFAT financial aid which covers a portion of tuition. For more information please refer to: http://www.rsfat.archbg.net/fin_aid.html
Name of institution offering credit: Plovdiv University
Number of credits offered: 6
Tuition: 200 EUR
Prof. Dr. Hab. Rumen Ivanov
13 Moskovska Str.