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Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

David J. Mattingly

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Despite what history has taught us about imperialism's destructive effects on colonial societies, many classicists continue to emphasize disproportionately the civilizing and assimilative nature of ... More


The Romanization of Catholicism

Jay P. Dolan

in In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195069266
eISBN:
9780199834143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195069269.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Focuses on the turning away from a Catholicism grounded in the American democratic tradition in the years 1820–1880. This was a key transition period in American Catholic history. What took place was ... More


From Imperium to Imperialism: Writing the Roman Empire

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/9780691160177.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews the traditional understandings of the Roman Empire and reflects on how recent developments in the study of imperialism more generally could influence the future of Roman studies. ... More


The Grammatology of Nationalism

Nergis Ertürk

in Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746682
eISBN:
9780199918775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746682.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Two argues that the revolutionary moment of the mid-nineteenth century failed to deliver on its promise of a new egalitarian writing. Although the “freeing” of the Ottoman Turkish language ... More


Children and Parents on the Tombstones of Pannonia

Mary T. Boatwright

in The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy, and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268412
eISBN:
9780191708589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268412.003.10
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on funerary stelae in Pannonia in ancient Rome which portray affectionate family groups attired in both Roman and local traditional dress, making a statement about family ... More


The Romanization of Property Law

Grant McLeod

in A History of Private Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267782
eISBN:
9780191683374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

The law of property provides a promising area for exploration. The law of immoveable (or ‘heritable’) property was heavily influenced by feudalism from the early twelfth century onwards, so that many ... More


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


Conclusion

Andrew M. Riggsby

in Mosaics of Knowledge: Representing Information in the Roman World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190632502
eISBN:
9780190632533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632502.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The conclusion begins with a summary of the conclusions of the preceding chapters. Most generally, uses of Roman information technologies, even ones that are broadly similar to each other, manifest ... More


Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Ian Haynes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The auxilia provided more than half the manpower in Rome’s provincial armies. This book demonstrates how, both on the battlefield and off, the Roman state addressed a crucial and enduring challenge, ... More


Introduction: Blood of the Provinces

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter begins with an assessment of the Empire’s dependence on the auxilia and distinguishes them from the better known legions. It reviews the history of research and addresses ... More


Introduction: Economy and Integration in the Roman Republic

Saskia T. Roselaar

in Italy's Economic Revolution: Integration and Economy in Republican Italy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198829447
eISBN:
9780191867965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829447.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter sets out the main issues discussed in this book regarding the position of the Italians in the Republican period. It summarizes earlier scholarly views on integration and identity and ... More


Conclusion

Emily A. Hemelrijk

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The conclusion evaluates women’s position in urban society of the Roman West. Attention is paid to the dichotomy between the city of Rome and other cities of Italy and the western provinces, between ... More


Introduction

Caitlin C. Gillespie

in Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction outlines the aims of the book and justifies the thematic approach. It discusses the complications in establishing the details of Boudica’s life and revolt due to the lack of ... 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


Changing to Remain the Same: The Southern Iberian Peninsula between the Third and the First Centuries BC

Alicia Jiménez

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0023
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ancient texts describe southern Iberia at the beginning of the first century AD as having completely converted to the Roman mode of life, not even remembering their own language any more. This view ... More


Romanization: Civilization and Post-Imperialism

D. W. Harding

in Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Defining Romanization is problematical, not least because there was no uniform concept throughout the empire of what it meant to be ‘Roman’. Assessments from the early twentieth century, when the ... More


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