The nEU-Med project: Vetricella, an Early Medieval royal property on Tuscany’s Mediterranean

            Giovanna Bianchi (edited by), Richard Hodges (edited by)      Download eBook           This volume presents the multi-disciplinary research focussed upon the key site of the project, Vetricella, and its territory. Vetricella is thought to be the site of Valli, a royal property in the Tuscan march. It is the only Early Medieval property to be extensively studied in Italy. Located on Italy’s Tyrrhenian coast, the archaeology and history of this site provide… Continue reading

6 November 2020: Presentation of Alum Landscape Volume

Friday 6 november 2020 Elisabetta De Minicis (Università degli Studi della Tuscia) and Enrico Basso (Università degli Studi di Torino), will present the volume: “Alum landscapes Archaeology of production and network economy” Edited by: Luisa Dallai, Giovanna Bianchi, Francesca Romana Stasolla, All’Insegna del Giglio,2020 TO FOLLOW THE WEBINAR CLICK THE LINK BELOW Link to GMeet     Continue reading

Alum landscapes. Archaeology of production and network economy

Luisa Dallai (edited by), Giovanna Bianchi (edited by),        Francesca Romana Stasolla (edited by)  Download eBook     Alum is an extremely versatile and precious raw material, used since classical times in alchemy, pharmacy, leather tanning and in various fields of metallurgy. Since the Middle Ages, the best known use of alum obtained from the processing of alunite has been linked to dyeing; it is in fact an excellent mordant, and even today, artisan dyestuffs make extensive use of it.… Continue reading

24 July 2020 “Le Notti dell’Archeologia” at Scarlino

On Friday July 24th 2020, at 9.30 p.m at the castle of Scarlino, will be held the conference and book launch “The nEU-Med project: Vetricella, an early medieval royal property on Tuscany’s Mediterranean” with Prof. Giovanna Bianchi and Dr. Lorenzo Marasco. FREE ENTRANCE reservation required at the following e-mail address: Continue reading

May 2020: nEU-Med WEBinars

On the occasion of the publication of the volume The nEU-Med Project: Vetricella, An Early Medieval royal property on Tuscany’s Mediterranean, Giovanna Bianchi and Richard Hodges editors (Firenze, All’Insegna del Giglio, 2020), the researchers will present their contributions with a series of on-line lectures.   Link to virtual classroom GMeet   Download eBook       Continue reading