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Ancient Umbria : state, culture, and identity in central Italy from the Iron Age to the Augustan era

Author: Guy Jolyon Bradley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: OUP E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How should we understand the ways in which the regions of Italy were affected by Roman imperialism? This book, which is the first full-scale treatment of ancient Umbria in any language, takes a balanced view of the region's history in the first millennium BC, focusing on local actions and motivations as much as the effect of outside influences and Roman policies. Through a careful reading of all the types of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bradley, Guy Jolyon.
Ancient Umbria.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00040076
(OCoLC)44046967
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Jolyon Bradley
ISBN: 1423785681 9781423785682 9780199245147 0199245142 1280446609 9781280446603 9786610446605 6610446601
OCLC Number: 70255445
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of London, 1996) submitted under the title: Umbria from the Iron Age to the Augustan era.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 333 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Note on citation of words in Umbrian and other non-Latin Italic languages --
1. Approaching the history of ancient Umbria --
2. Umbria before the Roman conquest --
3. The Roman conquest and colonization of Umbria --
4. Urbanism and society in Umbria between the conquest and the Social War --
5. Romanization, the Social War, and integration into the Roman state --
6. Umbria in Italy: some comparisons and conclusions --
App. 1. Architectural terracottas and temple podia in the Sixth Augustan Region (Umbria) in the first millennium B.C. --
App. 2. Umbrian inscriptions --
App. 3. Latin inscriptions dating to before the Social War --
App. 4. Firmly attested treaties formed by Rome during the conquest of Italy, 338-264 B.C.
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: Guy Bradley.

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This text looks at ancient Umbria language, and takes a view of the region's history in the first millennium BC, focusing on local actions and motivations as much as the effect of outside influences  Read more...

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Ancient Umbria is a very significant contribution to the regional history of ancient Italy . . .The result is a richly documented monograph which nevertheless remains highly readable * F. Cairns, Read more...

 
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