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Unwritten Rome

T.P. Wiseman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The earliest evidence for the occupation of the site of Rome dates to the 13th century BC; the earliest evidence for written literature at Rome dates to the third century BC. How can we ever be in a ... More


Introduction

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter examines the difficulties of charting an accurate history of the Roman Republic and its origins, due to certain constraints historians faced at the time, such as the ... More


The Actors: the Elites and the Populus, I: Rome

Veronica West-Harling

in Rome, Ravenna, and Venice, 750-1000: Byzantine Heritage, Imperial Present, and the Construction of City Identity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198754206
eISBN:
9780191815942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754206.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

This is the first of two chapters to look at the inhabitants of each city, the actors of its history. Roman society is studied through the elites (including the popes as rulers of the city) and the ... More


Early Imperial Rome

THOMAS K. HUBBARD

in Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The imperial age of Rome begins with the death of Augustus and continues arguably until the fall of the western empire. The speeches of Seneca the Elder in Controversies attempt to argue both sides ... More


Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Rafael Scopacasa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book explores the region of Samnium in central Italy, where a rich blend of historical, literary, epigraphic, numismatic, and archaeological evidence supports a fresh perspective on the ... More


The Second Retail Revolution: The Rise of Retail Specialization (from Shops to Bars)

Steven J. R. Ellis

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter details the causes behind the second retail revolution of the early Imperial period. It was at this time that we see a rise (once again) in the number of Roman tabernae, as well as a ... More


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