In the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) is happy to announce that the 2018 ICAHM Annual Meeting, will take place in the spectacular Medieval castle of Montalbano Elicona (province of Messina, Sicily, Italy), in cooperation with the Municipality of Montalbano Elicona and under the patronage of ICOMOS
The organisation covers both the Municipal Archaeological Museum of Monterenzio and the Monte Bibele Area of Archaeological and Natural Interest (L'area archeologico-naturalistica di Monte Bibele). The new museum exhibition, inaugurated in 2015, is dedicated to the archaeological finds of the Idice and Zena valleys, and it shows the culture of Apennine people from Prehistory to Roman Age.
The association "Arc.a Monte Bibele" is managing Monterenzio and Monte Bibele Museum and Archaeological area. The museum exhibition is focused on the reconstruction of two houses...
The Paleofestival held annually from 2005 onwards at La Spezia (Italy) is a very popular event involving combining experimental prehistoric archaeology. Museums, parks and archaeological archeotecnicians, Italians and foreigners could meet and promote their activities to an audience largely composed of children and people interested. The museum of the Castle of St.
“Then the Langobards, having left Pannonia, hastened to take possession of Italy with their wives and children and all their goods. (…) Therefore, when King Alboin with his whole army and a multitude of people of all kinds had come to the limits of Italy, he ascended a mountain, which stands forth in those places, and from there as far as he could see, he gazed upon a portion of Italy.
Experimenting is a great way to understand and learn. Experimenting through manual activities and the study of ancient technologies, allows us to transform the notional store to an everyday action.
The AD SIGNA MILITES fort measures 40m x 45m, has a wooden palisade, three guard towers at the gates and a surrounding double ditch. Inside are barracks, a kitchen, commanders quarters, blacksmith’s workshop, latrines, well, battle-cart, helmets, armour, swords and other weapons, including a ballista. In addition, there are items of daily living used by roman soldiers.
There is a teaching and recreational area with illustrative models and a small book collection for students.
The fortified roman camp or fort was either a temporary or permanent structure to house one or two military legions. It was probably the fundamental element of military power and basis for the spread of roman civilisation. The autonomous and self-sufficient community guaranteed security to the legionaries when coping with long campaigns in enemy territory. The virtually perfect structure and organisation represented a powerful psychological weapon in the eyes of the enemy.
Book Review: Menswear of the Lombards. Reflections in the Light of Archaeology, Iconography and Written Sources
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