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Companion to the Archaeology of the Roman Republic (Jane DeRose Evans (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) 9781405199667
Companion to the Archaeology of the Roman Republic (Jane DeRose Evans (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) 9781405199667
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Title: A Companion to the Archaeology of the Roman Republic

Author: Evans, Jane DeRose (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2013

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405199667

Volumes: 1; Pages: 746

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A Companion to the Archaeology of the Roman Republic offers a diversity of perspectives to explore how differing approaches and methodologies can contribute to a greater understanding of the formation of the Roman Republic.* Brings together the experiences and ideas of archaeologists from around the world, with multiple backgrounds and areas of interest* Offers a vibrant exploration of the ways in which archaeological methods can be used to explore different elements of the Roman Republican period* Demonstrates that the Republic was not formed in a vacuum, but was influenced by non-Latin-speaking cultures from throughout the Mediterranean region* Enables archaeological thinking in this area to be made accessible both to a more general audience and as a valuable addition to existing discourse* Investigates the archaeology of the Roman Republican period with reference to material culture, landscape, technology, identity and empireContentsList of IllustrationsNotes on ContributorsAbbreviationsPreface IntroductionJane DeRose EvansI. Material Culture and its Impact on Social Configuration1. Development of Baths and Public Bathing during the Roman Republic Fikret K. Yeg�l2. Public Entertainment Structures Mantha Zarmakoupi3. Republican HousesShelley Hales4. Tombs and Funerary MonumentsSylvia Diebner5. Before Sigillata: Black-Gloss Pottery and its Cultural DimensionsRoman Roth6. Amphoras and Shipwrecks: Wine from the Tyrrhenian Coast at the End of the Republic and its Distribution in GaulFanette Laubenheimer 7. Coins and the Archaeology of the Roman RepublicJane DeRose Evans8. Weapons and the Army Andrew Goldman9. Bodies of Evidence: Skeletal Analysis in Roman Greece and CyprusSusan Kirkpatrick Smith10. Population and Demographic StudiesElio Lo CascioII. Archaeology and the Landscape11. Looking at Early Rome with Fresh Eyes: Transforming the Landscape Albert Ammerman12. Survey, Settlement and Land Use in Republican ItalyHelena Fracchia13. Agriculture and the Environment of Republican ItalyHelen Goodchild14. No Holiday Camp. The Roman Republican Army Camp as a Fine-TunedInstrument of WarMichael Dobson15. Reconstructing Religious Ritual in ItalyAlison B. GriffithIII. Archaeology and Ancient Technology16. The Orientation of Towns and CenturiationDavid Romano17. Scientia in Republican Era Stone and Concrete MasonryMarie Jackson and Cynthia Kosso18. Aqueducts and Water SupplyA.Trevor Hodge19. Roads and BridgesRay Laurence20. Villas and Agriculture in Republican ItalyJeffrey Becker21. Ports Steven TuckIV. The Archaeology of Identity22. Material Culture, Italic Identities and the Romanization of Italy Tesse Stek23. The Importance of Being Elite: The Archaeology of Identity in Etruria (500-200)P. Gregory Warden24. Greeks, Lucanians and Romans at Poseidonia/Paestum (South Italy) Maurizio Gualtieri25. Central Apennine Italy: The Case of Samnium Marlene Suano and Rafael Scopasa26. Early Rome and the Making of ?Roman? Identity through Architecture and City PlanningIngrid Edlund-BerryV. The Archaeology of Empire during the Republic27. Material Culture and Identity in the Late Roman Republic (ca. 200 ? ca. 20)Miguel John Versluys28. The Archaeology of Mid-Republican Rome: The Emergence of a Mediterranean CapitalPenelope Davies29. The Late Republican City of RomeJane DeRose Evans30. CosaStephen L. Dyson31. Becoming Roman Overseas? Sicily and Sardinia in the Later Roman RepublicRoger Wilson32. The Archaeology of Africa in the Roman Republic David Stone33. Hispania: From the Roman Republic to the Reign of AugustusIsabel Rod�34. The Archaeology of Palestine in the Republican PeriodJ. Andrew Overman35. Greece and the Roman Republic: Athens and Corinth from the Late Third Century to the Augustan Era Michael HoffVI. Republican Archaeology and the 21st Century36. Computer Techonologies and Republican Archaeology at PompeiiMichael Anderson37. Archaeology and Acquisition: the Experience of Republican Rome Margaret MilesReferencesIndexPermissions
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