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A Cost Analysis of the Republican Circuit Walls

Seth Bernard

in Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878788
eISBN:
9780190878818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878788.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter analyzes the social and economic effects of the single largest construction project of pre-Imperial Rome, the circuit of walls built in the first half of the fourth century BCE. I employ ... More


Technological Change in Roman Stonemasonry before Concrete

Seth Bernard

in Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878788
eISBN:
9780190878818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878788.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The neglected topic of Mid-Republican building technology prior to the advent of concrete in the mid-second century is treated here. A close reading of Vitruvius’ De Architectura in combination with ... More


Minoan Group Design: The ‘View from the Bridge’

Clairy Palyvou

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The aim of this chapter is to address the so-called Minoan Palace as a design object. To detect and unfold, in other words, the design logic that produced this hybrid configuration standing ... More


Processes and Patterns at the Macro-Scale: Crete and Beyond

Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Zooming out, we first reach the various regions that compose Crete (e.g. west Crete, Mesara, north-central Crete, Malia-Lasithi zone, Mirabello Bay area, east Crete) and then the whole island ... More


A Comparative Perspective on Minoan Urbanism

Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0023
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Urban settlements are often presented as a prominent feature of Bronze Age Crete (McEnroe 2010). And yet, summarizing what is actually known about Minoan towns is much more challenging than one ... More


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