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H 276 x W 203 mm

214 pages

53 figures, 1 table (colour throughout)

Published Feb 2022

Archaeopress Access Archaeology


Paperback: 9781803271811

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Archaeology; Epigraphy; Amphora; Material Culture; Roman Empire; Networks; Digital Humanities; Interdisciplinarity; Open Science

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Edited by José Remesal Rodríguez, Jordi Pérez González

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Presents papers resulting from the EPNet project (Production and Distribution of Food during the Roman Empire: Economic and Political Dynamics) which aimed to investigate existing hypotheses about the Roman economy in order to understand which products were distributed through the different geographical regions of the empire, and in which periods.



Arqueología y Téchne – José Remesal Rodríguez ;

Interacciones que dejan huella. Hacia una ciencia de redes de los objetos que quedaron – Luce Prignano, Ignacio Morer Zapata and Albert Díaz-Guilera ;

RomanOpenData: A semantic based Data Visualization & Exploratory Interface – Xavi Giménez Baqués, Alessandro Mosca, Bernardo Rondelli and Guillem Rull Fort ;

From Counting Pots to Reconstructing Economy: Computational Tools Developed in the EPNet Project – Iza Romanowska, Simon Carrignon, María Coto-Sarmiento, Jean-Marc Montanier and Xavi Rubio-Campillo ;

Similarity Analysis in Epigraphy. Syntactic Clustering of Tituli Picti on the PO8 Amphoras – Daniel J. Martín Arroyo-Sánchez and Iza Romanowska ;

La economía de Mauretania Tingitana en el Alto Imperio (2009-2019). Colaboraciones internacionales y aplicación de nuevas técnicas – Lluís Pons Pujol ;

Analysis tools for the study of the amphorae productions from the northeast of Hispania Citerior Tarraconensis. A first approach from EPNet Project Antoni Martín i Oliveras, Carlos Palacín Copado and Jordi Pérez González ;

La codificación de los sellos sobre ánforas olearias Dressel 20 en la Baetica – Juan Moros Díaz ;

La importacia de una provincia bisagra en el concierto del Imperio romano. El caso de Raetia – Juan Manuel Bermúdez Lorenzo ;

Olive Oil Beyond the Wall: Stamps on Baetican Dressel 20 found on the Forth-Clyde Isthmus – Jordi Pérez González ;

Approaches to the Roman Food Economy: GIS Agricultural Modelling in Baetica and Amphorae Epigraphy from PompeiiDaniel J. Martín Arroyo-Sánchez ;

Bibliography of the EPNet Project – Leticia Sierra Díaz and Jordi Pérez González

About the Author

José Remesal Rodríguez has been Professor of Ancient History at the University of Barcelona since 1988. He is founder of the ‘Centro para el Estudio de la Interdependencia Provincial en la Antigüedad Clásica’ (CEIPAC), with projects in Austria, Germany, Italy, Libya and Tunisia. His work has been published internationally in more than 160 scientific articles. The main subject of his research is the interaction between political and economic life in the Roman world, based on the study of the production, distribution and consumption of food. ;

Jordi Pérez González is a postdoctoral researcher ‘Juan de la Cierva-Formación’ at the University of Girona (Department of History and Art History). He received his Doctorate from the University of Barcelona, obtaining the Extraordinary Doctorate Award (2017). He was a research technician in the CEIPAC group during the period 2013-2020. As well as numerous journal articles he is the author of Sumptuary Specialists and Consumer Elites in Rome’s world order (2021).


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