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Transport and Communication

Klaus Belke

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/9780190610463.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents Byzantine roads, the main routes across Anatolia, and their development from the Roman to the middle Byzantine period. Information on roads, means of transportation, and ... More


The Silk Road between Syria and China

David F. Graf

in Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198790662
eISBN:
9780191833175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790662.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the archaeological and written evidence for the so-called Silk Roads and the development of trade along them between the second century BC and the ... More


Two Reading Traditions: Linear and Excerpting

Lilah Grace Canevaro

in Hesiod’s Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729549
eISBN:
9780191796401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729549.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 explores the dual way in which the Works and Days was experienced in antiquity, its dual reception. It was used both as a piece of extended instruction performed in its own right, and as a ... More


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