A group for those interested in the archaeology of Roman Italy and the Roman Empire.
Roland Steinacher deposited Rex Vandalorum – The Debates on Wends and Vandals in Swedish Humanism as an Indicator for Early Modern Patterns of Ethnic Perception in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 1 week, 3 days ago
For more than four hundred years, up to the accession of the present king Carl XVI Gustaf in 1973, did the Swedish monarchs hold the title “King of the Wends“. The first evidence of this claim dates from the reign of Gustav I Vasa (1523-1560), who adopted the title Sveriges, Göthes och Wendes Konung in official sources around the year 1540. In L…[Read more]
Dominik Hagmann deposited Roman Rural Landscapes in Noricum: Archäologische Untersuchungen zur römischen Besiedlung im Hinterland Nord-Noricums in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
Der Artikel behandelt das Dissertationsprojekt des Autors, welches die archäologischen Besiedlungsaktivitäten in einem genau definierten Untersuchungsgebiet im nördlichen (heute niederösterreichischen) Hinterland der ehemaligen römischen Provinz Noricum behandelt.
Through intensive surveys of three fortifications in late Roman Greece, Frey reveals the untapped potential of spolia in demonstrating the critical role played by non-elites in bringing about the architectural and social changes that mark the end of classical antiquity. As his analysis demonstrates, when studied less as displaced objects to be…[Read more]
Philip Harland deposited Associations, Synagogues, and Congregations: Claiming a Place in Ancient Mediterranean Society (second edition) in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 4 months, 3 weeks ago
This is the complete second, fully revised edition of the book with links to inscriptions on the AGRW website. (First edition was published by Fortress in 2003).
Philip Harland deposited Associations and the Economics of Group Life: A Preliminary Case Study of Asia Minor and the Aegean Islands in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Article surveying economic conditions within associations in Asia Minor and on Greek islands.
Philip Harland deposited Greco-Roman Associations: Texts, Translations, and Commentary. II. North Coast of the Black Sea, Asia Minor. BZNW, 204. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014. in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 4 months, 3 weeks ago
PDF of Bosporan section of work only in keeping with the publisher’s policy.
Studies of Egyptian Late Period statuary often assume that the extant corpus is a representative sample of the artistic output of the Twenty-Sixth to Thirty-First Dynasties (c. 664–332 BCE). This assumption ignores the various human processes that affect the survival of statues after their initial dedication. In particular, the Roman practice of c…[Read more]
“Curial Communiqué: Memory, Propaganda, and the Roman Senate House,” in Aspects of Ancient Institutions and Geography: Studies in Honor of Richard J.A. Talbert, Impact of Empire Series, edited by Lee L. Brice and Daniëlle Slootjes (Leiden: Brill, 2014), 84-102.
This paper assesses the evidence for the collapse or otherwise of the northern frontier of Britannia, including Hadrian’s Wall, relative to received paradigms of ‘the end’ of Roman Britain.
Dominik Hagmann deposited Reflections on the Use of Social Networking Sites as an Interactive Tool for Data Dissemination in Digital Archaeology in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 1 year, 3 months ago
Based on a case study, the paper analyses the possibilities of social media as a tool for science communication in the context of information and communication technology (ICT) usage in archaeology. Aside from discussing the characteristics of digital archaeology, the social networking sites (SNS) Twitter, Sketchfab, and ResearchGate are…[Read more]
Um den verschiedenen Prinzipien offener Wissenschaftskommunikation – wie auch dem ganzen Konzept »open science« als solchem – gerecht zu werden, ist eine nachhaltige Disseminations- und Archivierungsstrategie für digitale Forschungsdaten zwingend nötig. Maßnahmen zur langanhaltenden Gewährleistung der freien Verfügbarkeit in Form von Parametern…[Read more]
A short paper about some preliminary results of the excavation seasons 2014 and 2015 at the roman rural site of Molino San Vincenzo in Tuscany.
Jeffrey A. Becker deposited The Republican Aventine and Rome’s Social Order, by Lisa Marie Mignone, 2016. Ann Arbor (MI): University of Michigan Press; ISBN 978-0-472-11988-2 hardback $70.00; 264pp., 12 figures, 2 tables in the group Roman archaeology on Humanities Commons 1 year, 7 months ago
Book review of The Republican Aventine and Rome’s Social Order, by Lisa Marie Mignone , 2016. Ann Arbor (MI): University of Michigan Press; ISBN 978-0-472-11988-2 hardback $70.00; 264pp., 12 figures, 2 tables
The scholarly approach to the Roman villa finds itself at something of a crossroads, particularly with respect to the villas of the Republican period in Italy. This chapter explains the archaeology of villas in Republican Italy, highlighting debates that center on questions related to the origins of villa architecture, the morphology of villas,…[Read more]
This chapter examines the underpinnings of Roman architecture by exploring some critical issues related to the architecture of central Italy primarily during the first half of the first millennium BCE. Four categories of buildings are considered, namely domestic architecture, civic architecture, defensive architecture, and sacred architecture. It…[Read more]
Since the summer of 2009, the ancient site of Gabii has been the focus of excavations conducted by the University of Michigan. Stratigraphic investigations near the urban core are revealing the complex sequence of occupation in this Latin city, which emerged in the Early Iron Age. The spatial distribution of intramural burials of the Orientalizing…[Read more]
The city of Gabii was one of the main centers of ancient Latium, yet very little of the settlement is known through archaeology. The site has been the focus of only sporadic exploration, and the available evidence for the urban history and development of the city is extremely fragmentary. New fieldwork has investigated the urban area with…[Read more]
This monograph is the first in-depth examination of articulated Roman plate armour since H. Russell Robinson published his ground-breaking reconstructions of lorica segmentata in The Armour of Imperial Rome. With detailed discussion of all the significant evidence (including previously unpublished material), the book looks at each of the principal…[Read more]
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