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The Roman villa in the Mediterranean basin : late republic to late antiquity

Author: Annalisa Marzano; Guy P R Métraux
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The expansion and proliferation of villas into the Mediterranean under Roman hegemony is the topic of this volume. In addition, the historical trajectory of the villa as a formula and phenomenon is outlined for different parts of the empire. Villas - extra-urban, suburban, or seaside country houses, many with productive estates or facilities contiguous or non-adjacent to them, others purely residential - were  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annalisa Marzano; Guy P R Métraux
ISBN: 9781107164314 1107164311
OCLC Number: 1056095161
Description: xxxv, 599 pages, 12 pages de planches non numérotées : illustrations (certaines en couleur), carte ; 29 cm
Contents: The Roman villa in the Mediterranean : an overview / Annalisa Marzano and Guy P.R. Metraux --
The Roman villa. Definitions and variations / Ursula Rothe --
The villa of the mysteries at Pompeii and the ideals of Hellenistic hospitality / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill --
The building history and aesthetics of the "Villa of Poppaea" at Torre Annunziata : results from the Oplontis Project 2005-2014 / John R. Clarke --
Landscape at the "Villa of Poppaea" (Villa A) at Torre Annunziata / Mantha Zarmakoupi --
The villas of Stabiae / Thomas Noble Howe --
The Roman villa of Postiano / Adele Campanelli, Giovanni Di Maio, Riccardo Iaccarino, Maria Antonietta Iannelli, Luciana Jacobelli --
Maritime villas and the resources of the sea / Annalisa Marzano --
The "Villa of Augustus" at Somma Vesuviana / Masanori Aoyagi, Antonio De Simone, and Girolamo F. De Simone --
Villas in southern italy / Maurizio Gualtieri --
Villas in northern Italy / Gian Pietro Brogiolo and Alexandra Chavarria Arnau --
Roman villas in Sicily / Roger J.A. Wilson --
Villas in south and southwestern Gaul / Loic Buffat --
Villas in Hispania and Lusitania / Felix Teichner --
Roman villas in the Maltese Archipelago / Anthony Bonanno --
Villas in north Africa / Roger J.A. Wilson --
The Roman villa at Apollonia / Oren Tal and the late Israel Roll --
Houses of the wealthy in Roman Galilee / Zeev Weiss --
Villas in Greece and the islands / Maria Papaioannou --
Villas of the eastern Adriatic and Ionian coastlands / William Bowden --
Late antique villas : themes / Guy P.R. Metraux --
Aristocratic residences in late antique Hispania / Gisela Ripoll --
Christianization of villas / Kimberly Bowes --
Conviviality versus seclusion in Pliny's Tuscan and Laurentine villas / Pierre de la Ruffiniere du Prey --
The Villa Dei Papiri : Herculaneum and Malibu / Kenneth Lapatin.
Responsibility: edited by Annalisa Marzano, Guy P.R. Métraux.

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A comprehensive treatment of Roman rural domestic architecture in a Mediterranean-wide context from early origins in Italy to the collapse of the Roman Empire. The book examines the technology and  Read more...

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'This is a major reference work, written by a stellar cast of contributors, and it deserves to take its place as the definitive study of Roman villas round the Mediterranean basin. It is also Read more...

 
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