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Rome, Portus and the Mediterranean

Author: Simon J Keay
Publisher: London : British school at Rome, 2012.
Series: Archaeological monographs of the British School at Rome, 21.
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One of the greatest consequences of Rome's expansion across the Mediterranean world in the course of the Republic and the earliest years of the Empire was an exponential growth in the population and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon J Keay
ISBN: 9780904152654 0904152650
OCLC Number: 898693673
Notes: Atti del convegno tenuto a Roma nel 2008.
Description: xviii, 439 p., [14] p. di tav. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. IntroductionPortus and Ostia2. The Port System of Imperial Rome(Simon Keay)3. Il ruolo di porto nella ridistribuzione dei marmi nel Mediterraneo(Patrizio Pensabene)4.Rome e Ostia, un binomio ancora possible? Di alcuni generi trasportati in anforna in eta tardo-antonina(Giorgio Rizzo)5.La sirga en el Tiber en epoca romana (Antonio Aguilera Martin)Ships and Navigation6. L'homme, le Temps et le Mer: Continuite et Changement des Routes Maritimes de et VersPortus (Pascal Arnaud)7. Central Mediterranean Islands and Satellite Ports for Ancient Rome (Timothy Gambin)8. Les Epaves Comme Sources pour l'Etude de la Navigations et des Routes Commerciales: Un Approache Methodologique(Giulia Boetto) Italy and Sicily9. 'Fructuosissima atque opportunissima provincia' (Cicerone,In Verrem II.3.226): Il sistema 'Sicilia' ed il ruolo economico delle citta nella Sicilia romana. Il contributa dell'evidenza ceramica (Daniele Malfitana & Carmela Franco)10. From suburb to port: the rise (and fall) of Classe as a centre of trade and redistribution (Andrea Augenti & Enrico Cirelli)Hispaniae11. El puerto romano deGades. novedades arquelogicas(Dario Bernal Casasola)12. Hispalis(Sevilla, Espana) y el comercio mediterraneo en el alto imperio romano. El testimonio de las anforas. (Enrique Garcia Vargas)13. El control administrativo de la navegacion fluvial en la Betica y sus conexiones con Roma (Jose Remesal Rodriguez)14. Explotacion y rutas de comercializacion de los marmoraheticos (Jose Beltran Fortes)15. El marrmol de Luni-Carrara en la fachada mediterranea deHispania (Anna Gutierrez Garcia-Moreno & Isabel Roda de Llanza)Africa16. Les reseaux de la ceramique africane (Ier-Ve siecles)(Michel Bonifay & Andre Tchernia)The East17. The methodology of pottery comparison: a case-study from Roman Egypt(Roberta Tomber)18. The Roman Red Sea port network(David Peacock)19. I porti di Efeso e Smirne come terminali della diffusione del marmo colorato asiatico in eta romana imperiale (Paolo Barresi)Broader Isles20. Roman Ports and Mediterranean connectivity(Andrew Wilson, Katia Schorle & Candace Rice)21. Thoughts on the archaeological residue of networks. A view from the East(Jeroen Poblome, Philip Bes & Rinse Willet)22. Coastal geo-archaeology in the Mediterranean~: A French perspective (Christophe Morhange, Nick Marriner & Guenaelle Bony)23. Computational methods on the Roman Port Networks Project(Graeme Earl, Leif Issaken, Simon Keay, Tom Brughmans and David Potts)
Series Title: Archaeological monographs of the British School at Rome, 21.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Keay.


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