Per aquam ad astra. Studi di archeologia delle acque in onore di Luigi Fozzati


Author: Alessandro Asta (edited by), Massimo Capulli (edited by)
Year of printing: 2022
ISBN: 9788899547615

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The volume Per aquam ad astra represents a tribute to Luigi Fozzati by colleagues from the Ministry of Culture and Universities, students and collaborators, lifelong friends, as a tangible sign of admiration and gratitude for his long battle in defense of the submerged cultural heritage and for the tireless commitment to promote the historical value of all aquatic environments. The contributions offered, almost a sort of modern notice to sailors, inevitably address issues of underwater archeology, then widening to embrace the wider sea of ​​research: material culture, architecture, history, history of art, botany and geology, touching both territorial areas in which Luigi Fozzati has directly coordinated hundreds of excavation campaigns (Piedmont, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia) and research projects (for example the Archeomar Project along the coasts of southern Italy) and places and sites in other parts of Italy and overseas. Luigi Fozzati (Ivrea, 21 June 1951) underwater archaeologist, anthropologist of the sea and waters. Graduated in 1973 at the University of Turin, after a short period as Assistant at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome (1976-79), in 1979 he joined the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Piedmont, first as inspector archaeologist and then director archaeologist, a role that he will subsequently also hold at the Superintendency for Archaeological Heritage of the Veneto (1993-2008), where he will give life to the Nucleus of Wet Underwater Archeology Italy Central Upper Adriatic (NAUSICAA), and finally he will be superintendent for the Archaeological Heritage of Friuli Venezia Giulia (2008-2016). In parallel as an underwater archaeologist he will be part of the Technical Service for Underwater Archeology of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (Rome, 1987-2016) and will also hold the teaching of Underwater Archeology at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice ( 1994-2011). Former National President of the Italian Association of Underwater Archaeologists-AIASub (2003-2009) and founding member of the Italian Institute of Naval Archeology and Ethnology, he is currently a member of the International Academy of Underwater Sciences and Techniques and founding member of the Italian Institute of Underwater Archaeology.

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Weight :2,550 kg
Dimensions:30x21x3,7 cm


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