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The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Steven J. R. Ellis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Tabernae were ubiquitous among all Roman cities, lining the busiest streets and dominating their most crowded intersections, and in numbers not known by any other form of building. That they played a ... More


A Thrice-Told Tel: The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis

Steven Weitzman

in The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174600
eISBN:
9781400884933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174600.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the use of archaeology to shed light on the history of the Israelites from whom the Jews emerged—a process of “ethnogenesis”—by focusing on an archaeological expedition ... More


Survey, Excavation and the Appearance of the Early <i>Polis</i>: A Reappraisal

Vladimir Stissi

John Bintliff and Keith Rutter (eds)

in The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417099
eISBN:
9781474426688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

When writing a contribution to a Festschrift, the first thing to think of is of course a theme that relates to the honorand and her or his research. In the case of Anthony Snodgrass that is a ... More


Loropéni and Other Large Enclosed Sites in the South-West of Burkina Faso: An Outside Archaeological View

Henry Hurst

in The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417099
eISBN:
9781474426688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The World Heritage site at Loropéni is the best-preserved of about a dozen large quadrangular sites enclosed by stone walls in the southwest of modern Burkina Faso. They are located mostly in the ... More


Methodology

I. Randolph Daniel and Michael Wisenbaker

in Harney Flats: A Florida Paleoindian Site

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400226
eISBN:
9781683400950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400226.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the excavation methodology. Based on the identification of Suwannee points in artifact collections made by avocational archaeologists along the Tampa Bypass Canal near Harney ... More


An Introduction to Roman Retailing

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter introduces the topic of retailing in the Roman world and outlines some of the important developments in its study. It establishes why the focus of the book zooms in from retailing in ... More


The First Retail Revolution: The Rise of Retail in the Second Century BCE

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter introduces the first of the three “retail revolutions” that significantly impacted the number and types of retail outlets in most Roman cities. To be sure, while the first retail ... More


The Role of Retail in the Roman City

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concludes the book by examining the extent to which shops and bars were deeply integrated into the social and structural underpinnings of Roman urbanism. It looks more closely at the ... More


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