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Landscapes of Imperialism: Africa: A Landscape of Opportunity?

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In recent years, a strong case has been made for identifying intensive economic growth in the provinces of Africa Proconsularis and Numidia—notably, between the second and fourth centuries AD. This ... More


Carthage and Numidia

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

From the outset, there were two entirely different types of country in Roman North Africa. On the one hand, there was Carthage, the coast and the river valleys. These were fertile, well watered, able ... More


Nutricula causidicorum: Legal Practitioners in Roman North Africa

Anna Dolganov

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Roman imperial system of law, courts and jurisdiction was a sphere in which the Roman empire exercised a profound impact on the society and culture of its provinces. In Roman Africa, law and ... More


Was Black Beautiful in Vandal Africa?

John H. Jr. Starks

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that during the Vandal century of rule in Roman Africa (429‐533 CE), a form of racial profiling and racist thinking expressed through skin colour prejudices against black peoples ... More


Introduction

Robin Whelan

in Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295957
eISBN:
9780520968684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295957.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introduction summarizes recent work on Vandal Africa and sets out the fundamental problem with the kingdom. The Vandals’ arrival in North Africa provoked a conflict between groups described by ... More


Public Law in Roman North Africa

Clifford Ando

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Roman Africa is distinguished by the quantity and diversity of surviving evidence for the operation of public law. Although there is a lack of evidence for rules of jurisdiction such as survive for ... More


The Distribution of African Pottery under the Roman Empire: Evidence versus Interpretation

Michel Bonifay

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/9780198790662.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses four points in an attempt to explain why African pottery (amphorae, tablewares, cooking wares, and lamps) dominated Mediterranean markets from the second century AD onwards: ... More


The African Boom: The Origins of Economic Growth in Roman North Africa

Matthew S. Hobson

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the literary, archaeological, and epigraphic evidence for economic and social change in North Africa during the Roman period. The evidence for the increased exportation of ... More


Augustine’s remarks on his parents

Miles Hollingworth

in Saint Augustine of Hippo: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199861590
eISBN:
9780199345441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861590.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Augustine’s attitude to his parents has always encouraged psychological analysis. Any new biography must contend with this–as it represents, in any case, a good portion of the scholarly literature on ... More


Exports and Imports in Mauretania Tingitana: The Evidence from Thamusida

Emanuele Papi

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/9780198790662.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter re-examines the model of the ‘Circle of the Straits’ developed by M. Tarradell in the 1960s and recently reasserted by Brent Shaw, which sees the province of Mauretania Tingitana as ... More


The Donatist Church in an Apocalyptic Age

Jesse A. Hoover

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825517
eISBN:
9780191864124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book explores how a schismatic ecclesiastical movement in Roman North Africa known as Donatism incorporated apocalyptic motifs into its literature. In contrast to previous assessments, it will ... More


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