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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


Law in the Roman Provinces

Kimberley Czajkowski, Benedikt Eckhardt, and Meret Strothmann (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The study of the Roman empire has changed dramatically in the last century. Emphasis is now placed on understanding the experiences of subject populations, rather than focusing solely on the Roman ... 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


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


Coinage and Identity in Pre-conquest Britain: 50 BC–AD 50

Jonathan Williams

in Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

This Chapter Looks at Coins made and used by peoples on the edge of the Roman world in Britain just before and just after their conquest. In it I want to ask what the ... More


Conclusion

Richard Hingley

in The Recovery of Roman Britain 1586-1906: A Colony So Fertile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199237029
eISBN:
9780191917479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199237029.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The works examined above have been explored through a chronological study based upon the four overlapping themes of civility/ Romanization, the walling out of ... 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

Kimberley Czajkowski and Benedikt Eckhardt

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/9780198844082.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The study of the Roman empire has changed considerably in the last century to include greater emphasis on the interactions of subject populations with the ruling power. We see this especially in ... More


Law and Romanization in Judaea

Kimberley Czajkowski

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/9780198844082.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Judaea in many ways posed a problem to Roman administrators, and not just due to the history of rebellion in the region in the first and second centuries CE. How should a population with its own very ... More


The Integration and Perception of the Rule of Law in Roman Crete: From the Roman Conquest to the End of the Principate (67 BCE–235 CE)

Ioannis E. Tzamtzis

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/9780198844082.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The contrast between Rome’s difficult and bloody conquest of Crete on the one hand and the absence of any conflicts after the island’s integration into the Roman imperium on the other has not escaped ... More


The leges municipales as a Means of Legal and Social Romanization of the Provinces of the Roman Empire

Werner Eck

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/9780198844082.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Sections of the leges municipales from at least forty different cities in Southern Spain have survived to us. These laws, understood as a powerful instrument by which Roman legal regulations were ... More


‘Provincial Law’ in Britannia

Paul du Plessis (ed.)

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/9780198844082.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

‘In contrast to the Hellenized provinces of the East, the Western provinces—and especially those within the Libyan, Iberian, Celtic and Germanic linguistic zones—seem to present a relatively “barren” ... More


Legal Education and Legal Culture in Gaul during the Principate

Matthijs Wibier

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/9780198844082.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

From a conceptual point of view, it has often been pointed out that education is a key way in which cultural models, expectations, and standards are disseminated. The pervasiveness and success of the ... More


Perspectives

Giovanna D. Merola

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/9780198844082.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter reflects on the change in perspective that characterizes recent studies of law in the Roman provinces. Taking into account both the history of scholarship and the contributions assembled ... 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


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