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The Environmental Archaeology Research Programme at Nicopolis: Methodology and Results

M. BEECH

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the methodology and results of the environmental archaeology research programme at Nicopolis ad Istrum in the Balkans. The aims of the research programme were: to determine the ... More


Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Zosia Halina Archibald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ancient economies, outside the Persian, and later, Roman empires, were unlike the economies of modern nation states. Transactions were conducted bilaterally, just like a face to face contract, so ... More


Changes in Animal Husbandry as a Consequence of Developing Social and Economic Patterns from the Roman Mediterranean Context

Michael MacKinnon

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Integrating zooarchaeological and ancient literary evidence for animals in Roman antiquity allows a more comprehensive account of livestock change to emerge. Such linkages facilitate understanding of ... More


Talisman

Paul Stephenson

in The Serpent Column: A Cultural Biography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190209063
eISBN:
9780190209087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209063.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Archaeology: Classical

Sketches the importance of talismans in the premodern Near East and Mediterranean worlds. Considers in particular the powers attributed to animal statuary, including a “copper horse” at ... More


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