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Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece / Edition 1

Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece / Edition 1

by Susan E. AlcockSusan E. Alcock


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This book explores the consequences of the Roman conquest of Greece. Social and economic developments during the period 200 BC to AD 200 are traced through a combination of archaeological and historical sources. The particular emphasis of this study lies in the use of archaeological surface survey data, a form of evidence only recently available for the study of the ancient world, which permits for the first time a detailed examination of subjects such as conditions in the countryside and demographic change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521568197
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/07/1995
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. The problem of Roman Greece; 2. The rural landscape; 3. The civic landscape; 4. The provincial landscape; 5. The sacred landscape; 6. Greece within the empire; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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