Keyword: Imperial

Archaeology on the Apulian – Lucanian Border

Alastair Small et al.

The broad valley of the Bradano river and its tributary, the Basentello, separates the Apennine mountains in Lucania from the limestone plateau of the Murge in Apulia in southeast Italy. This book aims to explain how the pattern of settlement and land use changed in the valley over the whole period from the Neolithic to the late medieval.

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Hardback: £125.00 | Open Access

The Making of a Roman Imperial Estate: Archaeology in the Vicus at Vagnari, Puglia

ed. Maureen Carroll

Excavation reports and analysis of material remains from Vagnari, southeast Italy, facilitate a detailed phasing of a rural settlement, both in the late Republican period, when it was established on land leased from the Roman state, and later when it became the hub (vicus) of a vast agricultural estate owned by the emperor himself. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Pax Assyriaca: The Historical Evolution of Civilisations and Archaeology of Empires

Benjamin Toro

This study of the evolutionary process of ancient civilisations stresses the complementarity between theoretical principles and the relevant historical and archaeological evidence. Taking its approach from World Systems Theory, it focuses on the origin, development and collapse of the first, ‘Near Eastern’, stage of the ‘Central Civilisation’. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Ovoid Amphorae in the Central and Western Mediterranean

ed. Enrique García Vargas et al.

Based on the proceedings of a workshop held at Seville University in 2015, this book looks at several series of amphorae created in the Late Republican Roman period, sharing a generally ovoid shape in their bodies – a group of material which, until now, has rarely been studied. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

La raccolta e la distribuzione dell’acqua a Ventotene in età romana

Giovanni Maria De Rossi

This volume, written by the Director of the Historical-Archaeological museum at Ventotene island, is divided into two parts: the first examines the topographical and technical problem of the water supply on the island, which essentially has no springs; the second analyses the individual components of the water supply system built by the Romans. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Introduzione alle antichità di Ventotene

ed. Giovanni Maria De Rossi et al.

Ventotene, a small island located in the Tyrrhenian sea, hosts the ruins of a large Roman villa dated to the Augustan age where many women related to imperial families were exiled and enclosed. This volume offers an introduction to the roman antiquities of Ventotene and is the first of a series of thematic monographs dedicated to the island. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00