Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City

Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City

Paperback Oxford University School of Archaeology Monograph

Edited by J. C. Coulston, Edited by Hazel Dodge

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  • Publisher: Oxford University School of Archaeology
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 169mm x 246mm x 24mm | 934g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0947816550
  • ISBN 13: 9780947816551
  • Illustrations note: illus
  • Sales rank: 320,770

Product description

A major new book on the archaeology of Rome. The chapters, by an impressive list of contributors, are written to be as up-to-date and useful as possible, detailing lots of new research. There are new maps for the topography and monuments of Rome, a huge research bibliography, and the volume is richly illustrated. Useful reading for all Roman scholars and students.

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Table of contents

Preface: a bird's eye view (Peter Wiseman); Introduction (Jon Couiston and Hazel Dodge); Early and Archaic Rome (Christopher Smith); The city of Rome in the middle Republic (Tim Cornell); The moral museum: Augustus and the Image of Rome (Susan Walker); Armed and belted men: soldlery in Imperial Rome (Jon Couiston); The construction industry in Imperial Rome (Janet Delaine); The feeding of Imperial Rome: the mechanics of the food supply system (David Mattingly); 'Greater than the pyramids': the water supply of Ancient Rome (Hazel Dodge); Entertaining Rome (Kathleen Coleman); Living and dying in the city of Rome: houses and tombs (John Patterson); Religions of Rome (Simon Price); Rome in the Late Empire (Neil Christie); Archaeology and innovation (Hugh Petter); Appendix: Sources for the study of ancient Rome (Jon Coulston and Hazel Dodge).