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    DescriptionThis book explores the impact of the Roman conquest of Greece from the point of view of the majority of Greek provincials. The author traces social and economic developments from approximately 200 BC to AD 200, drawing on a combination of archaeological and historical sources. Archaeology evidence, in particular the new data provided by archaeological surface survey, is especially emphasized. The work is divided into four separate 'landscapes' - rural, civic, provincal, and sacred. This framework allows an exploration of conditions in the countryside, of the organization of the Early Roman city, of the provincial structure of Greece as a whole, and of the repercussions of conquest upon Greek sacred geography. The book does not aim to present a detailed political history, but offers insights into the many changes that accompanied Greece's passage into the Roman imperial sphere. Both ancient historians and classical archaeologists will find this book of value to them.


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    Title
    Graecia Capta
    Subtitle
    The Landscapes of Roman Greece
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susan E. Alcock
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 332
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 490 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521568197
    ISBN 10: 0521568196
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A17210000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG, 1DVG
    DC22: 938.09
    DC20: 938.09
    B&T Approval Code: A17604000
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    80 b/w illus. 10 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    19 April 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    '[This book] addresses in a novel way fundamental questions about the nature of Rome ... This is a work of great intellectual originality, undoubtedly to be a benchmark study for the investigation of the processes of Roman imperialism though the combination of archaeological and historical data.' Antiquity 'Graecia Capta is one of the most impressive analytical studies based on a Roman province to be published in recent years, either as ancient history or as archaeology.' Journal of Roman Archaeology
    Table of contents
    1. The problem of Roman Greece; 2. The rural landscape; 3. The civic landscape; 4. The provincial landscape; 5. The sacred landscape; 6. Greece within the empire; Notes; Bibliography; Index.