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City Sizes and Urbanization in the Roman Empire

Andrew Wilson

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at some of the physical evidence for Roman towns to see how we might establish the parameters of the plausible in estimating population densities for Roman cities in different ... More


The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach

Gideon Avni

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684335
eISBN:
9780191765001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684335.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Byzantine–Islamic transition and the spread of Islam in the Near East has been widely debated in the past thirty years. The traditional approach, claiming a swift Arab conquest which triggered a ... More


Çanlı Kilise Settlement

Robert Ousterhout

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0030
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The settlement at the Çanlı Kilise (“bell church”) in Western Cappadocia was a small but prosperous rural community of the middle Byzantine period. The settlement preserves an elegant masonry church ... More


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