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Piscinae : artificial fishponds in Roman Italy

Author: James Arnold Higginbotham
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
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Based on an examination of archaeological records and site plans, this work is a study of the fishponds of Roman Italy. The author covers the technical aspects of the fishponds and places the  Read more...

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Higginbotham, James Arnold.
Piscinae.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)607787707
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Arnold Higginbotham
ISBN: 0807823295 9780807823293
OCLC Number: 35172558
Description: xix, 284 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Fishpond Construction and Operation --
2. Fish Raised in Roman Piscinae --
3. Roman Fishponds as Emblems of Social Status --
Gazetteer of Fishponds in Roman Italy. Etruria. Rome and Latium. Pontine Islands. Campania. Lucania.
Series Title: Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
Responsibility: James Higginbotham.

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Higginbotham records vanishing archaeological evidence and makes a significant contribution to Roman archaeology and social history.Gail L. Hoffman, Yale University

 
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