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Finding Social Meaning about Sanitation in Written and Painted Sources

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

in The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621289
eISBN:
9781469623269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621289.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses how latrines and sewers, like other Roman building types and technologies that became staple features of Roman cities, depicted part of the architecture of Romanization and ... More


A Religion for the Empire

Clifford Ando

in The Matter of the Gods: Religion and the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250833
eISBN:
9780520933651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250833.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

People believe that the Flavian municipal law was a remarkable one because of what it lost and took for granted. While the law was almost undoubtedly allowed by the Roman Calvary officers to ... More


North Africa in the Fourth Century a.d.

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/9780198264088.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The existence of personal rivalries between the Numidian and Carthaginian clergy and the development of different types of society near Carthage and in Numidia form part of the background to the ... More


Introduction: Making Movement Meaningful

David J. Newsome

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/9780199583126.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter addresses some of the core themes that are developed throughout the book and discusses the evidence for making movement meaningful. It first sets this work in context by ... More


Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Andrew Wilson and Miko Flohr (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume discusses the world of urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman Empire. The volume identifies four key aspects in the study of Roman manufacturing and trade, and the individual chapters ... More


Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Emily Hemelrijk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book discusses women’s participation in civic life in the cities of Italy and the Latin-speaking provinces of the Roman Empire from the late first century BC to the late third century AD ... More


Roman Britain’s Boom Years, AD 61–161

Guy de la Bédoyère

in The Real Lives of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207194
eISBN:
9780300214031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207194.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes Roman Britain from AD 61–161. The period was one of the most remarkable in Roman Britain's history. Rebellion ceased shortly after the start of this period in most of what we ... More


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

Steven J. R. Ellis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Tabernae were ubiquitous among all Roman cities, lining the busiest streets and dominating their most crowded intersections, and in numbers not known by any other form of building. That they played a ... More


The Fall of Rome and the Ascent of Rogationtide

Nathan J. Ristuccia

in Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Bishop Mamertus of Vienne supposedly instituted the first Rogation Days around the year 470. But all scholarly attempts to reconstruct the events in Vienne inevitably fail. From the moment ... More


Cart Traffic Flow in Pompeii and Rome

Alan Kaiser

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/9780199583126.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter challenges the assumption that civic officials in Pompeii, Rome, and other cities promulgated traffic laws to regulate and facilitate the movement of carts through the city. Instead, it ... More


Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: Movement and Space.

Ray Laurence and David J. Newsome (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199583126
eISBN:
9780191804519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583126.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book demonstrates how studies of the Roman city are shifting focus from static architecture to activities and motion within urban spaces. Detailed case studies from the three best-known cities ... More


Geographical Awareness and Worldviews

Richard J. A. Talbert

in Roman Portable Sundials: The Empire in your Hand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190273484
eISBN:
9780190273507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273484.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Aside from Ptolemy’s Geography, the geographical portable sundials are the only Greek or Latin sources to preserve city or province names with their latitude figures. Thus the chapter aims to probe ... More


The Spatial Organization of the Movement Economy: The Analysis of Ostia's Scholae*

Hanna Stöger

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/9780199583126.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter offers insights gained from a systematic spatial analysis of the street network and guild buildings (scholae) of the city of Ostia using space syntax concepts and techniques. It begins ... More


The Geographical Portable Sundials Illustrated and Described

Richard J. A. Talbert

in Roman Portable Sundials: The Empire in your Hand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190273484
eISBN:
9780190273507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273484.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The chapter presents the sixteen sundials of this type currently known, in the order of their first publication. Each is illustrated with photographs and drawings that are accompanied by a ... More


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