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‘In Part a Roman Sea’: Rome and the Adriatic in the Third Century bc

Nikola Čašule

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses the evidence for Roman integration in networks of trade and communication in the Adriatic Sea during the third century bc, and its impact upon modern interpretations of the ... More


The Roundabout Homecoming

William G. Thalmann

in Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731572
eISBN:
9780199896752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731572.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers the Argonauts’ circuitous route home, especially their voyages in the Adriatic and the western Mediterranean. In the Greek imagination, the Adriatic was a liminal space between ... More


The Adriatic and the Romance of National Variety

in Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains why multi-nationalism blossomed along the shores of the Adriatic and looks at the people who were most interested in promoting it. It begins with a review of nineteenth-century ... More


Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Dominique Kirchner Reill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

We can often learn as much from political movements that failed as from those that achieved their goals. This book looks at one such frustrated movement: a group of community leaders and writers in ... More


Behind the Stage

Robert C. Davis and Garry R. Marvin

in Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238039
eISBN:
9780520937802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238039.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beyond and all around Venice lie the islands of the Venetian Lagoon, scattered across the 250 square miles of marshes and open waters that stretch from Chioggia in the south to the fens and fish ... More


Northern Environs: Viae Salaria, Nomentana, Flaminia, Cassia

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Via Salaria was the oldest road leading out of Rome, proceeding northeast. Via Nomentana, terminating at Nomentum, is a more recent road, though its origins are nonetheless archaic. Via Flamiana was ... More


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