SABRINA GRASSI

PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXV
email: sabrina.grassi2807@gmail.com




supervisor: D. Nuzzo

Research: Taranto: the whole of hypogea of late antiquity and medieval age

EDUCATION
AA 2019/2020 in progress - PhD
“La Sapienza” University of Rome - Faculty of Literature and Instruction or Philosophy Education
Doctorate in Postclassical Archeology
PhD thesis in postclassical archeology "Taranto: the whole of hypogea of late antiquity and medieval age"

AA. 2016/17 – AA 2017/2018 – DIPLOME OF SPECIALIZATION
University of Bari - Department of Humanistic Studies
Post-classical Archeology Specialization Diplome
Specialization Thesis in Late Antique Archeology “Byzantine Taranto: the defensive walls and the shrine of SS. Forty Martyrs. Themes of archeology and defence "
Mark: 50/50 with honors.
Date: 04/16/2019

2013/14 - AA. 2014/2015 - MASTER DEGREE
University of Salento - Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, Languages and Cultural Heritage
Master's Degree in Archeology
Thesis in Archeology of Medieval Architecture "The historic center of Martina Franca in the Middle Ages"
Mark: 110/110 with honors.
Date 07/04/2016

AA. 2009/2010 – AA. 2012/13 - THREE-YEARS DEGREE
University of Bari - Department of Sciences of Antiquity and Late Antiquity
Degree in Sciences of Cultural Heritage
Thesis in Archeology and Late Antique History of Art "The site of Badessa - Monte del Forno (Martina Franca) in late antiquity"
Mark: 110/110 with honors
Date: 11/07/2013

A.A. 2003/4 - A.A. 2008/2009 - ARTISTIC MATURITY
“Lisippo” Art School Taranto - Martina Franca
Restoration of paintings
Artistic maturity
Mark: 100/100

EXCAVATIONS / RECOGNITIONS
June 2012-Santa Maria di Agnano (Ostuni-Br)
September-October 2014- Castle of Carlo V of Lecce;
June 2015-Alimini Lakes Reconnaissance (Le)
September-October 2015-Castle of Carlo V Lecce;
September 2017-Monte Sannace (Gioia del Colle-Ba);
2018-Aragonese Castle of Taranto;
2019-Aragonese Castle of Taranto;
2021-Enna;
2021-Monte Sannace (Gioia del Colle-Ba).

LABORATORIES
September 2012-Laboratory of archaeological design and classification of ceramics (Archaeological Authority of Bari);
March-May 2013 - Medieval Archeology Laboratory (University of Bari);
June 2013 - Archaeological design laboratory (University of Bari);
May-June 2014- Information Laboratory for Archeology (University of Salento);
March-May 2014-Epigraphy Laboratory (University of Salento);
September-November 2016-Archaeobotany Laboratory (University of Salento);
January-March 2015 - Ceramic Collections Laboratory (University of Salento);
March-May 2015-Laboratory of Medieval Archeology and Topography (University of Salento).

INTERNSHIPS
January-March 2015-Digitization of the graphic documentation; cataloging of finds; design of the ceramic-excavation Castello Carlo V of Lecce (University of Salento);
April-June 2015-Activities of archaeological survey (plans, elevations and sections) (University of Salento);
March-September 2018-Classification, design and study of the ceramic finds from the Tower of S. Cristoforo of the Aragonese Castle of Taranto (The National Authority for Underwater Cultural Heritage);
January-March 2018-Classification, design and study of the lithic finds-Cittadella Nicolaiana (University of Bari).

CERTIFICATES / WORK EXPERIENCES
2020
2020-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the medieval fortification of Simeri Crichi (CZ);
2020-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the medieval fortification of Taverna Vecchia (CZ);
2020-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the medieval fortification of Sellia (CZ);
2020-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the hypogea of the Old City of Taranto.
2019
2019-in progress-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the early Christian basilica of the succorpo of the Cathedral of Bari.
2019-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the hypogeum placed under the monastery of San Francesco in Salisano (RI);
2019-Computer applications for archaeological survey (CAD software design), interpretation and revision of topographic archive about surveys related to the archaeological stratigraphic made on Campomarino - Maruggio, TA, Madonna D'Altomare (Excavation directed by Felice Gino lo Porto in 1968), collaboration with the chair of Underwater Archeology - University of Bari;
2019-Classification, design and study of the soapstone finds of the underwater reconnaissance made in Bari (Lungomare Imperatore Augusto, Monte Rosso, Cala S. Giorgio), collaboration with the chair of Underwater Archeology and the Department of Geology - University of Bari;
2019-Classification, drawing, photographic documentation and study of post-medieval ceramic materials found in Salisano (RI), collaboration with the Authority of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the provinces of Frosinone, Latina and Rieti;
2019-Report on post-classical ceramic materials found at the Aragonese Castle of Taranto - Conference on the Aragonese Castle of Taranto, Taranto 15 May 2019.
2018
2018-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the hypogeum of the Aragonese Castle of Taranto, collaboration with the Authority of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the provinces of Brindisi, Lecce and Taranto;
2018-Survey and graphic and photographic documentation of the Middle Byzantine fortification at the Aragonese Castle of Taranto, collaboration with the Authority of Archeology, Fine Arts, and Landscape for the provinces of Brindisi, Lecce and Taranto;
2018-Classification, design and study of the lithic finds found during the excavation season of 2001-2002 in the area of the previous Nicolaiano Museum, part of the Cittadella Nicolaiana project, collaboration with the Authority of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the metropolitan city from Bari;
2017-in progress-Graphic, photographic and written documentation for the documentation of the findings of the reconnaissance and underwater excavations made between 1964 and 1968 by Peter Throckmorton’s team, collaboration with the chair of Underwater Archeology - University of Bari;
2018-Classification, drawing, photographic documentation, study of post-medieval ceramic materials found at the Aragonese Castle of Taranto, collaboration with the Authority of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the provinces of Brindisi, Lecce and Taranto;
2018-in progress-Archaeological excavation, cataloging and set-up at the Aragonese Castle of Taranto;
2018-Basical course for the knowledge of Biblical Hebrew;
2017
2017-Study of a Hebrew epigraph found at the Aragonese Castle of Taranto, collaboration with the Superintendence of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the provinces of Brindisi, Lecce and Taranto.

Publications
F. Giletti, S. Grassi, The religious area dedicated to SS. Forty Martyrs in Taranto, in Temporis Signa. Archeology of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, XIII, 2018, New Eliographic Typolithography, Spoleto 2018, pp. 57-88.

F. De Palo, A. Esposito, S. Grassi, F. Trotta, A. Vilella, Inscriptions from medieval Puglia (VIII-XIV centuries), in Temporis Signa. Archeology of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, XIII, 2018, New Eliographic Typolithography, Spoleto 2018, pp. 179-198.

F. Giletti, S. Grassi, Finds of post-medieval ceramics from the new excavations of the Aragonese Castle of Taranto, Scorpione Editore, Taranto, 2019.

S. Grassi, Byzantine Taranto: the fortification and hypogeum of SS. Forty Martyrs, in the VI Cycle of Medieval Studies. Documents of the conference (Florence, 8-9 June 2020), Etabeta-pd, Lesmo (MB), 2020, pp. 252-258.

Technical skills and competences
- Computer skills mastery of Windows 7-10 operating systems. Good use of AutoCad. Good use of QGIS territorial analysis software. Good use of the Office package.
-Specific skills acquired on the excavation site (survey, collection of finds, categorization, graphic and photographic documentation, archiving, analysis).
-Experience in graphic-digital processing of the documentation of plans, sections and elevations.
- Skills in manual and vectorial survey.
-Competence in the archaeological relief.

Personal skills and competences
Italian mother language
Modern languages: reading, oral and written knowledge: English; reading oral and written knowledge: French.

Research products

11573/1618805 - 2022 - Alcuni dati su Taranto postclassica: gli ipogei della Città Vecchia
Grassi, S - 02a Capitolo o Articolo
book: Diari di un archeologo - I - - (9788832058383)

11573/1671636 - 2022 - 9º Congresso Nazionale di archeologia medievale. Pré-tirages (Alghero, 28 settembre-2 ottobre 2022). Vol. 1
Nuzzo, Donatella; Grassi, Sabrina; D'andria, Luciano; Marinelli, Federico - 04b Atto di convegno in volume
conference: Teoria, metodi e archeologia pubblica. Commerci, trasporti e consumi. Luoghi di culto. Insediamenti (Alghero)
book: IX Congresso nazionale di archeologia medievale - (9788892851474)

11573/1618817 - 2021 - Martina Franca: l'evoluzione urbanistica di un insediamento della Valle D'Itria
Grassi, S - 04b Atto di convegno in volume
conference: VII Ciclo di Studi Medievali (Firenze)
book: VII Ciclo di Studi Medievali - (9791259681874)

11573/1496868 - 2020 - Iscrizioni dalla Puglia Medievale (secoli VIII-XIV)
Depalo, Francesca; Esposito, Anna; Grassi, Sabrina; Trotta, Filippo; Vilella, Antonello - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: TEMPORIS SIGNA (Spoleto (PG) : Fondazione Centro Italiano di Studi sull'Alto Medioevo) pp. 179-195 - issn: 1970-514X - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/1496856 - 2020 - Rinvenimento di un'area cultuale altomedievale nelle viscere del Castello Aragonese di Taranto. Archeologia e fonti a confronto su una possibile dedica ai SS. Quaranta Martiri
Giletti, Federico; Grassi, Sabrina - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: TEMPORIS SIGNA (Spoleto (PG) : Fondazione Centro Italiano di Studi sull'Alto Medioevo) pp. 57-87 - issn: 1970-514X - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/1496787 - 2020 - Taranto bizantina: la fortificazione bizantina e l'ipogeo dei SS. Quaranta Martiri
Grassi, Sabrina - 04b Atto di convegno in volume
conference: VI Ciclo di Studi Medievali (Firenze)
book: VI Ciclo di Studi Medievali - (9788893498937)

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