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A companion to Roman Italy

Author: Alison Elizabeth Cooley
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex Wiley Blackwell 2016
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley BlackwellView all editions and formats

A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms political, cultural, social, and economic upon Italy s various regions, as well as the extent to which unification  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Elizabeth Cooley
ISBN: 1444339265 9781444339260
OCLC Number: 953409886
Notes: Literaturangaben
Forthcoming publication
Description: XV, 560 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: List of Illustrations vii List of Tables xii Notes on Contributors xiii Acknowledgements xvi Introduction: Setting the Scene 1 1 Italy Before the Romans 2Elena Isayev Part I The Impact of Rome Unification and Integration 33 2 Rome s Encroachment on Italy 35Rafael Scopacasa 3 Italy and the Greek East, Second Century bc 57Celia E. Schultz 4 The Social War 76Edward Bispham 5 The Civil Wars and the Triumvirate 90Edward Bispham 6 Coming to Terms with Dynastic Power, 30 bc ad 69 103Alison E. Cooley 7 Italy during the High Empire, from the Flavians to Diocletian 121Alison E. Cooley 8 Late Roman and Late Antique Italy: from Constantine to Justinian 133Neil Christie Part II Local and Regional Diversity 155 2.1 Cultural Diversity 1579 Funerary Practices 159Emma ]Jayne Graham and Valerie M. Hope 10 Diversity in Architecture and Urbanism 181Margaret L. Laird 11 Language and Literacy in Roman Italy 217Kathryn Lomas 2.2 Greek Italy 235 12 Roman Naples 237Kathryn Lomas 13 Magna Graecia, 270 bc ad 200 253Kathryn Lomas 2.3 Case-study: Becoming Roman in Cisalpina 269 14 The Changing Face of Cisalpine Identity 271Clifford Ando Part III Town and Country 289 3.1 Settlement Patterns 291 15 Urbanization 293Joanne Berry 16 Urban Peripheries 308Penelope J. Goodman 17 Villas 330Nigel Pollard 3.2 Case-studies of Towns and their Territories 355 18 Republican and Early Imperial Towns in the Tiber Valley 357Simon Keay and Martin Millett 19 Cosa and the Ager Cosanus 378Elizabeth Fentress and Phil Perkins 20 Pompeii and the Ager Pompeianus 401Ray Laurence 21 Ostia 417Janet DeLaine Part IV Economy and Society 439 22 Regional Interaction 441Rebecca R. Benefiel 23 Agricultural Production in Roman Italy 459Robert Witcher 24 Local Elites 483John R. Patterson 25 Sub ]Elites 498Jonathan S. Perry Index 513
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world
Responsibility: edited by Alison E. Cooley


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