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Urbanism and empire in Roman Sicily

Author: Laura Pfuntner
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Ashley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"... Pfuntner traces the development of cities and settlement networks in Sicily in order to understand the island's political, economic, social, and cultural role in Rome's evolving Mediterranean hegemony ... [examining] three main processes traceable in the archaeological record of settlement in Roman Sicily: urban disintegration, urban adaptation, and the development of alternatives to urban settlement ..."
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Pfuntner
ISBN: 9781477317228 1477317228
OCLC Number: 1028581688
Description: viii, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Urban abandonment in the late Republic and early Principate (CA. 50 BC-AD 50) --
Urban abandonment in the high Empire (CA. AD 50-250) --
The southwestern coast : economic integration, political privilege, and urban survival --
The northeastern coast : civil war and colonization --
Eastern Sicily : from Syracusan to Roman hegemony --
Roman urbanism in Sicily --
New forms of settlement in Roman imperial Sicily.
Series Title: Ashley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture.
Responsibility: Laura Pfuntner.

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"... Pfuntner traces the development of cities and settlement networks in Sicily in order to understand the island's political, economic, social, and cultural role in Rome's evolving Mediterranean hegemony ... [examining] three main processes traceable in the archaeological record of settlement in Roman Sicily: urban disintegration, urban adaptation, and the development of alternatives to urban settlement ..."

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