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Ethnic identity and imperial power : the Batavians in the early-Roman empire

Author: Nico Roymans
Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands : Amsterdam University Press, 2005.
Series: Amsterdam archaeological studies, v. 10
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study explores the theme of Batavian ethnicity and ethnogenesis in the context of the Early Roman empire. Its starting point is the current view in the social and historical sciences of ethnicity as a culturally determined, subjective construct that is shaped through interaction with an ethnic 'other'. The study analyses literary, epigraphic and archaeological sources relating to the Batavian image and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nico Roymans
ISBN: 9053567054 9789053567050
OCLC Number: 787829284
Description: xi, 277 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm.
Contents: 1. Research aims, central concepts and perspectives --
2. Social change in the late Iron Age lower Rhine region --
3. Caesar's conquest and the ethnic reshuffling of the lower Rhine frontier zone --
4. The gold triskeles coinages of the Eburones --
5. Roman frontier politics and the formation of a Batavian polity --
6. The lower Rhine triquetrum coinages and the formation of a Batavian polity --
7. Kessel/lith : a late Iron Age central place in the Rhine/Meuse delta --
8. The political and institutional structure of the pre-Flavian Civitas Batavorum --
9. Foederis Romani monumenta : public memorials of the alliance with Rome --
10. Image and self-image of the Batavians --
11. Hercules and the construction of a Batavian identity in the context of the Roman empire --
12. Conclusion and epilogue.
Series Title: Amsterdam archaeological studies, v. 10
Responsibility: Nico Roymans.

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An empirically-based analysis of the emergence of the Batavian ethnicity within the Roman Empire  Read more...

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