A Companion to the City of Rome

A Companion to the City of Rome

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A Companion to the City of Rome presents a series of original essays from top experts that offer an authoritative and up-to-date overview of current research on the development of the city of Rome from its origins until circa AD 600. * Offers a unique interdisciplinary, closely focused thematic approach and wide chronological scope making it an indispensible reference work on ancient Rome * Includes several new developments on areas of research that are available in English for the first time * Newly commissioned essays written by experts in a variety of related fields * Original and up-to-date readings pertaining to the city of Rome on a wide variety of topics including Rome s urban landscape, population, economy, civic life, and key eventsshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 656 pages
  • 170 x 244 x 58mm | 1,549g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1405198192
  • 9781405198196

About Amanda Claridge

Amanda Claridge is emeritus Professor of Roman Archaeology at Royal Holloway University of London. Her recent publications include Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (2010) and (with Ingo Herklotz) Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo: Classical manuscript illustrations (2012). Claire Holleran is Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Exeter. She is co-editor of the upcoming Demography and the Graeco-Roman World (with April Pudsey, 2011) and author of Shopping in Ancient Rome: the Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate (2012).show more