Location: Burgas, Bulgaria
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
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: One session, 15 days
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.