Land and Settlement in the Peninsular Protohistory

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 T + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S


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The students should familiarise themselves with castro settlements in the Northwestern part of the Peninsula and its chronologies, be able to analyse land planning and proto-urbanism in castro cultures as well as understand the state-of-the-art in the issue of the Iron Age in central Portugal and ..

The castro culture of the northwestern part of the Peninsula; Settlement, habitat and chronologies; Land planning; Proto-urbanism.
The issue of the Iron Age in central Portugal:the state-of-the-art; Most representative sites and its characteristics; Future research prospects.

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Lectures supported by powerpoint presentations and class debates.

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