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The transition to late antiquity : on the Danube and beyond

Author: A G Poulter; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 141.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a major contribution to the fascinating debate on the changes that occurred in the late Roman period, contrasting the approaches of history and archaeology. Covering the themes of the army,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Transition to late antiquity.
Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608101269
Online version:
Transition to late antiquity.
Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608622638
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A G Poulter; British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197264027 0197264026
OCLC Number: 137221426
Description: xxx, 678 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The transition to late antiquity / A.G. Poulter --
The transition to late antiquity on the Lower Danube: the city, a fort, and the countryside / A.G. Poulter --
Part 1: Historical context --
The lower Danube region under pressure: From Valens to Heraclius / J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz --
The late Roman army and the defence of the Balkans / M. Whitby --
Goths in the Roman Balkans, c. 350-500 / P. Heather --
Part 2: The city of Nicopolis --
The two Anglo-Bulgarian research programmes and the results of the Bulgarian excavations / L. Slokoska --
The late Roman agora and the state of civic organization / P. Vladkova --
The environmental archaeology research programme at Nicopolis: Methodology and results / M. Beech --
Part 3: Dichin (Bulgaria): Interpreting the ceramic evidence in its wider context / V.G. Swan --
Seeds of destruction: Conflagration in the grain stores of Dichin / P. Grinter --
A short report on the preliminary results from the study of the mammal and bird bone assemblages from Dichin / C. Johnstone --
Colin circulation in the Balkans in late antiquity / P. Guest --
Part 4: The city in context --
The transformation of cities in late antiquity within the provinces of Macedonia and Epirus / J.-P. Sodini --
Caricin grade and the changes in the nature of urbanism in the central Balkans in the sixth century / B. Bavant --
Nicopolis ad Istrum: Backward and Balkan? / M. Whittow --
Ephesus in the late Roman and early Byzantine period: Changes in its urban character from the third to seventh century AD / S. Ladstatter and A. Pulz --
Amida and Tropaeum Traiani: A comparison of late antique fortress cities on the lower Danube and Mesopotamia / J. Crow --
Part 5: The fort in context --
The fort of Iatrus in Moesia Secunda: Observations on the late Roman defensive system on the lower Danube (fourth-sixth centuries AD) / G. von Bulow --
The fortresses of Thrace and Dacia in the early Byzantine period / V. Dinchev --
From the Danube to the Po: The defence of Pannonia and Italy in the fourth and fifth centuries AD / N. Christie --
Part 6: The countryside in context --
Extensive field survey in north central Bulgaria / I. Tsurov --
Site-specific field survey: The methodology / A.G. Poulter --
Geophysical survey and rural settlement architecture on the lower Danube at the transition to late antiquity / M.J. Boyd --
Another view on late antiquity: sagalassos (SW Anatolia), its suburbium and its countryside in late antiquity / H. Vanhaverbeke, F. Martens, and M. Waelkens --
The contribution of regional survey to the late antiquity debate: Greece in its Mediterranean context / J. Bintliff.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 141.
Responsibility: edited by A.G. Poulter.

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