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Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Robin Osborne and Barry Cunliffe (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Urban life as we know it in the Mediterranean began in the early Iron Age: settlements of great size and internal diversity appear in the archaeological record. This collection of essays offers a ... More


Urbanization in Etruria

Tom Rasmussen

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the process of urbanization in Etruria. There is general agreement that, in Etruria, urbanization was well under way by the end of the seventh century BC. During this period ... More


The Rural Landscapes of Imperial Italy

John R. Patterson

in Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The opening chapter outlines the wealth of evidence for rural settlement in Italy collected in the course of archaeological field survey over the past forty years, the diversity of settlement ... More


Conclusion

John R. Patterson

in Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The final chapter ties together developments in city and countryside revealed by the previous discussions. It outlines two possible models of urban development in this period, emphasizes the ... More


Firm, Family, and Community: Wedgwoods and Etruria

Marguerite W. Dupree

in Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204008
eISBN:
9780191676079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the ‘relative autonomy’ and the flexibility of the relationship between family ties and work at the level of the neighbourhood, the factory, and the individual potter. Since ... More


Rediscovering the Body: Cremation and Inhumation in Early Iron Age Central Europe

Katharina Rebay-Salisbury

in Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198798118
eISBN:
9780191917141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798118.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The Late Bronze Age Urnfield Period in Central Europe (BA D, Ha A/B, c.1300 to 800 BC) is characterized by the dominance of cremation as a burial rite. The ... More


Introduction

Astrid Moller

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198152842
eISBN:
9780191916472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198152842.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of Trade and Exchange

For over a hundred years, the study of the ancient economy has been characterized by two opposing views based on different conceptions of the economy and its ... 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


Archaic Italy c. 800–500 b.c.

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents a description of the cultural-historical background of Italy. Greek colonization in the West is covered. The primary purpose behind Greek colonization was to provide new ... More


The Greek and the unGreek, 1830–1920

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0044
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

An important feature of the Fifth Mediterranean was the discovery of the First Mediterranean, and the rediscovery of the Second. The Greek world came to ... More


Authority and Display in Sixth-Century Etruria: The Vicchio Stele

P Gregory Warden and Adriano Maggiani

in Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The discovery of an inscribed stele at the sanctuary of Poggio Colla (Vicchio, FI) provides new information about the sanctuary and its cults and raises important questions about literacy and elite ... More


M. Aemilius Lepidus (cos. 78 BC)

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A discussion of the political ambitions and strategy of M. Aemilius Lepidus and of his involvement in the Italian revolt of 78–77, as well as of his previous connection with Sulla. Some specific ... More


The Aeneas-legend and the Aeneid

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Virgil’s own perception of the history and transmission of the story of Aeneas has been almost completely ignored. Given the general neglect of the question of Virgil’s prose sources, that becomes a ... More


The Aeneid and the social structures of primitive Italy

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In his reconstruction of daily life in Italy in the era of Aeneas’ arrival, Virgil offers us an inexact poetic image, based on the Homeric heroic world but, at the same time, on antiquarian Roman ... More


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