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The Local Economy of Palmyra: Organizing Agriculture in an Oasis Environment

Julia Hoffmann-Salz

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/9780198728924.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Palmyra was presumably settled by Arabic and Aramaic tribes that had been in the area long before the urban development of the oasis city started in the 3rd/2nd century BC. It is within the legal ... More


Athens’s Manufacturers

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses manufacturing from the point of view of the participants. It identifies the types of people who took part, and what manufacturing offered them. For wealthy citizens it was one ... More


Property Rights in Ancient Rome

Éva Jakab

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/9780198728924.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

In ancient societies, ownership or other types of control over agrarian land played an essential role in the wealth and growth of individuals and of the whole community. Legal institutions interacted ... More


Water Use and Productivity in Roman Agriculture: Selling, Sharing, Servitudes

Christer Bruun

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/9780198728924.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the conditions under which water was used in the Roman countryside. The literary and epigraphic sources show both that water could be traded as a commodity and that ... More


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