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Approaches to Quantifying Roman Trade

Andrew Wilson

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter reviews some possible ways to quantify trade in the Roman period, and their inherent methodological and evidential problems. While it is easy to demonstrate the existence of trade, ... More


Trade and Traders

Michael Dietler

in Archaeologies of Colonialism: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence in Ancient Mediterranean France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265516
eISBN:
9780520947948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265516.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Trade, interspersed with episodes of violence, was the principal form of interaction between indigenous peoples of the Mediterranean region and Etruscans and Greeks. But even after the Roman military ... More


The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Ben Russell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The use of stone in vast quantities is a ubiquitous and defining feature of the material culture of the Roman world. In this volume, Russell provides a new and wide-ranging examination of the ... More


Stone Transport

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Beginning with a discussion of the overall impact of the cost and logistics of stone transport, this chapter examines in turn the evidence for the transport of stone overland, by river, and by sea. ... More


Investment Farming and Agricultural Exploitation

Philip Kay

in Rome's Economic Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681549
eISBN:
9780191765018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681549.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Coinciding with the influx of overseas bullion, the intensity of slave-based farming by the Roman elite increased. It was focused on the production of cash crops on medium-sized estates in ... More


Mercantile Specialization and Trading Communities: Economic Strategies in Roman Maritime Trade

Candace Rice

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the economic strategies of maritime traders. It starts from the observation that the epigraphic evidence for negotiatores suggests that specialization among traders was ... More


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