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Antitheses: Ancient and Modern Rome in Sixteenth-Century Imagery

Jessica Maier

in Rome Measured and Imagined: Early Modern Maps of the Eternal City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226127637
eISBN:
9780226127774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127774.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

In the late sixteenth century, mapmakers turned away from Bufalini’s timeless fusion as well as his ichnographic language in order to sift through the Roman palimpsest. Their desire to recreate the ... More


The City in Motion: Walking for Transport and Leisure in the City of Rome*

Elizabeth Macaulay‐Lewis

in Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: Movement and Space.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199583126
eISBN:
9780191804519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583126.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter addresses two basic, yet fundamental questions: how does the study of space inform us about the nature of walking in Rome and how does movement through a space allow us to understand the ... More


The Third Retail Revolution: The Rise of Retail Homogenization

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers the causes behind the reshaping of Roman retail landscapes during the third and last of the retail revolutions; while the process began in the Flavian era, its full expression ... More


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