The course will offer an overview of the evolution of the peplum genre from its origins to the present day, in Italian and foreign cinema.

The course will be dedicated to the analysis of the forms of representation of the ancient imaginary promoted through the peplum. To promote the applying knowledge the course will propose thematic in-depth courses focused on the representation of Greek and Roman culture; on the representation of the myth and the historical event; on the construction of the male and female imaginary