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A companion to the city of Rome

Author: Claire Holleran; Amanda Claridge
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2018.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world, 101
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1View all editions and formats
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"A Companion to the City of Rome presents a series of original essays from top experts that offer an authoritative and up-to-date overview of current research on the development of the city of Rome from its origins until circa AD 600. Offers a unique interdisciplinary, closely focused thematic approach and wide chronological scope making it an indispensible reference work on ancient Rome Includes several new
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the city of Rome.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2018
(DLC) 2018004510
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Holleran; Amanda Claridge
ISBN: 9781405198196 1405198192 9781118300664 1118300661
OCLC Number: 1082874027
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Notes on Contributors xiPreface xixAbbreviations xxiList of Illustrations xxiiiList of Tables xxviiList of Maps xxixPART I Introductory 11 Source Material:i Archaeological Sources 3Maria Kneafseyii Written Sources 9Richard Floweriii The Marble Plans 13Pier Luigi Tucciiv The Epigraphic Record 20Boris Rankovv Coins 24Andrew Burnett2 Historical Overview: From City ]state to Christian Center 29Christopher SmithPART II The Urban Landscape 533 A City of Stories 55T.P. Wiseman4 Defining the City: The Boundaries of Rome 71Penelope J. Goodman5 The Development of the City: An Archaeological Perspectivei From its Origins to the Second Century BCE 93Amanda Claridgeii From 100 BCE to 600 CE 115Amanda ClaridgePART III The People 1376 The Population 139Elio Lo Cascio7 Social Structure and the plebs Romana 155David Noy8 The Army in Imperial Rome 173Jon CoulstonPART IV The Urban Infrastructure 1979 Rivers, Roads, and Ports 199Candace M. Rice10 Feeding Rome: The Grain Supply 219Giovanni Geraci (translated Claire Holleran)11 Water Supply and Sewers 247Harry B. Evans12 Streets and Street Life 263J. Bert Lott13 Urban Administration in Rome 279John R. PattersonPART V Living in Rome 29714 Housing:i The Development and Role of the Roman Aristocratic Domus 299Hannah Plattsii Insulae 317Janet DeLaine15 The Imperial Thermae 325Janet DeLaine16 Libraries and Literary Culture in Rome 343Matthew NichollsPART VI Dying in Rome 36317 Hazards of Life in Ancient Rome: Floods, Fires, Famines, Footpads, Filth, and Fevers 365Gregory S. Aldrete18 Funerary Practice in the City of Rome 383Valerie M. Hope19 Roman Cemeteries and Tombs 403Barbara E. BorgPART VII The Urban Economy 42520 The Labor Market 427Laurens E. Tacoma21 Production in Rome 443Dennis Kehoe22 The Retail Trade 459Claire Holleran23 The Construction Industry 473Janet DeLainePART VIII Civic Life 49124 Temples, Colleges, and Priesthoods 493Joerg Rupke25 Entertainment 511David Potter26 Law and Lawcourts 527Leanne Bablitz27 The Roman Church 541John Curran28 Political Space 559Elizabeth H. PearsonPART IX The Roman Triumph 58129 The Triumphal Procession 583Geoffrey S. Sumi30 Urban Commemoration: The Pompa Triumphalis in Rome 599Diane FavroPART X Receptions of Rome 61931 Written Rome: Ancient Literary Responses 621Diana Spencer32 The Renaissance: The "Discovery" of Ancient Rome 643Brian A. Curran33 Napoleonic Rome and "Roma Capitale" 673Pier Luigi Tucci34 Mussolini and Rome 683Borden Painter35 The City of Ancient Rome on Screen 699Monica S. CyrinoIndex 715Topographical Index 731Source Index 739
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world, 101
Responsibility: edited by Claire Holleran, Exeter, Devon, UK ; Amanda Claridge, Royal Holloway, Egham, UK.

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