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Aegean InteractionsDelos and its Networks in the Third Century

Aegean Interactions: Delos and its Networks in the Third Century

Christy Constantakopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787273
eISBN:
9780191829345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787273.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book addresses the history of interaction in the Aegean world during the third century BC. The main focus is the island of Delos and its important regional sanctuary. Through a thorough ... More

The Age of TitansThe Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

The Age of Titans: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

William Murray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388640
eISBN:
9780199932405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388640.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Thanks to Olympias, a full-scale working model of an Athenian trieres (trireme or “three”) built by the Hellenic Navy during the 1980s, we better understand the physical properties of the trireme ... More

Ancient Economies of the Northern AegeanFifth to First Centuries BC

Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Zosia Halina Archibald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ancient economies, outside the Persian, and later, Roman empires, were unlike the economies of modern nation states. Transactions were conducted bilaterally, just like a face to face contract, so ... More

The Ancient Hawaiian StateOrigins of a Political Society

The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Robert J. Hommon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The endogenous rise of primary states constituted a major organizational revolution, for through emulation or coercion these states served as prototypes for all subsequent large-scale, politically ... More

The Ancient Highlands of Southwest ChinaFrom the Bronze Age to the Han Empire

The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China: From the Bronze Age to the Han Empire

Alice Yao

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199367344
eISBN:
9780199367368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367344.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Although long considered to be a barren region on the periphery of ancient Chinese civilization, the southwest massif was once the political heartland of numerous Bronze Age kingdoms during the first ... More

Ancient SamniumSettlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

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

Aniconism in Greek Antiquity

Aniconism in Greek Antiquity

Milette Gaifman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645787
eISBN:
9780191741623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645787.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book explores a phenomenon known as aniconism — the absence of figural images of gods in Greek practiced religion and the adoption of aniconic monuments, namely objects such as pillars and ... More

The Archaeology of Byzantine AnatoliaFrom the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Philipp Niewohner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Anatolia was the only major part of the Roman Empire that did not fall in late antiquity, but remained continuously under Roman rule through the eleventh century. Anatolia can, therefore, show the ... More

Archaic and Classical Greek SicilyA Social and Economic History

Archaic and Classical Greek Sicily: A Social and Economic History

Franco De Angelis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195170474
eISBN:
9780190465339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170474.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ancient Greek migrants in Sicily produced societies and economies that both paralleled and differed from their homeland. Since the nineteenth century, explanations for these similarities and ... More

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

David Kertai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Late Assyrian Empire (c.900–612 BCE) was the first state to rule the major centres of the Middle East. The Assyrian court inhabited some of the most monumental palaces of its time. The ... More

Ark of CivilizationRefugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, and Jaś Elsner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the opening decades of the twentieth century, Germany was the acknowledged leader in arts and humanities scholarship. Following the rise of the Nazi regime, many of the key thinkers in ... More

Attalid Asia MinorMoney, International Relations, and the State

Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Peter Thonemann (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book is dedicated to the political economy of one of the major states of the Hellenistic world, the Attalid kingdom of Pergamon in north-western Asia Minor. In the third century bc, the Attalid ... More

Blood of the ProvincesThe Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Ian Haynes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The auxilia provided more than half the manpower in Rome’s provincial armies. This book demonstrates how, both on the battlefield and off, the Roman state addressed a crucial and enduring challenge, ... More

Building Mid-Republican RomeLabor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Seth Bernard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878788
eISBN:
9780190878818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878788.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Building Mid-Republican Rome treats for the first time the development of the Mid-Republican city from 396 to 168 BCE. As Romans established imperial control over Italy and beyond, the city itself ... More

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in PalestineAn Archaeological Approach

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach

Gideon Avni

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684335
eISBN:
9780191765001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684335.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Byzantine–Islamic transition and the spread of Islam in the Near East has been widely debated in the past thirty years. The traditional approach, claiming a swift Arab conquest which triggered a ... More

Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Byzantium and the Turks in the Thirteenth Century

Dimitri Korobeinikov

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198708261
eISBN:
9780191779312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708261.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book looks at the relations between Byzantium and its eastern neighbours in the thirteenth century. The main conclusion is that the Nicaean Empire (1204-61) was much stronger and much more the ... More

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient WorldObject Lessons

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons

Carolyn Higbie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759300
eISBN:
9780191819872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759300.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects exerted over Greeks and Romans in antiquity and uses brief ... More

Dialogues with the DeadEgyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922

David Gange

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653102
eISBN:
9780191752100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653102.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Every great figure of the nineteenth century—from Gladstone, Carlyle and Ruskin, to Byron, Tennyson and Yeats, or Lyell, Darwin and Huxley—read histories of ancient Egypt and argued about their ... More

DrakōnDragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Drakōn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Daniel Ogden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199557325
eISBN:
9780191745997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557325.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

Drakōn is the first substantial survey in any language of the Graeco-Roman reflex of the dragon or the supernatural serpent, the drakōn or draco. Yet dragons were all-pervasive in both ... More

The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Ben Russell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The use of stone in vast quantities is a ubiquitous and defining feature of the material culture of the Roman world. In this volume, Russell provides a new and wide-ranging examination of the ... More

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