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Tentative Itinerary

A tentative itinerary for BII 2014 will be available later in the year. The following will give you an idea of who the program is structured.

Baylor in Italy 2013 Itinerary

July 11-13, Preview Days

  • On campus at Baylor

July 14-31, Northern Segment (Topography of Rome and Pompeii)

  • Venice
  • Florence
  • Tarquinia (various Etruscan sites)
  • Rome and environs (Forum Romanum, Palatine Hill and Imperial Palaces, Circus Maximus, Arch of Constantine, Colosseum, Imperial Fora, Capitoline Hill, Lower Campus Martius, Ara Pacis, Upper Campus Martius, Pantheon, Ostia, Trevi Fountain, Cappucine Monastery, San Lorenzo in Lucina, St. Peter's Square and Basilica.
  • Capri (Mt. Solaro, Chiesa Monumentale, Blue Grotto, Villa Jovis, Villa San Michele)
  • Pompeii

August 1-14, Southern Segment (Archaeology of S. Italy and Sicily)

  • Paestum
  • Reggio (Riace Bronzes)
  • Megara Hyblea
  • Syracuse (Castello Euryalo, Ortygia: Temples of Apollo and Athena, Arethusa Spring, Orecchio di Dionisio, Theater, Altar of Hieron II, Archaeological Museum, Catacombs of San Giovanni)
  • Pantalica
  • Piazza Armerina (Late Imperial Villa)
  • Morgantina
  • Agrigento (Temple precinct and, time permitting, museum)
  • Selinunte (E. Temple precinct, Acropolis temples, Demeter Malophoros shrine, Cave di Cusa)
  • Marsala (Museum)
  • Motya
  • Segesta (Theater, "unfinished" temple)
  • Palermo (Monreale Cathederal, La Capella Palladina, Quattro Canti, La Zisa)