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Umbra Professor Gives Two Presentations Stateside

Professor Giampiero Bevagna travelled to Connecticut last week to give presentations on Roman civilization.


Giampiero Bevagna, Umbra’s Roman Empire professor was recently invited to give presentations at two conferences in Connecticut at both Trinity College in Hartford and Connecticut College in New London. In his presentation at Connecticut College, “From Etruria to Rome: the Concept of Sport in Ancient Italy,” Professor Bevagna covered the evolution of ancient Roman games; how they transformed over the ages whether linked to religious ceremonies or had political connotations. His presentation, “Umbrian Sunset, Roman Dawn: How Early Italic Civilizations were transformed into New Romans” which he presented at Trinity College focused on the various stages in the process of Romanization in the region of Umbria.

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