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The Economy of Pompeii$
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Miko Flohr and Andrew Wilson

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198786573

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.001.0001

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Measuring the Movement Economy

Measuring the Movement Economy

A Network Analysis of Pompeii

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(p.163) 6 Measuring the Movement Economy
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The Economy of Pompeii
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Eric Poehler

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.003.0007

A key issue in understanding Pompeii’s economy, and particularly investment, is the city’s urban topography: not all locations in the city were commercially attractive in the same way, or to the same degree, and understanding Pompeii’s commercial landscape, and the strategic choices made by investors at certain locations, requires a detailed knowledge, particularly of the way people moved through the city. Substantially refining earlier work by Laurence and Kaiser, this chapter by Eric Poehler discusses a new model of movement through the city, and one that gives a much more detailed insight into the economic potential of certain places—not only the expected major thoroughfares, but also some less well-known streets that emerge as busier than previously appreciated.

Keywords:   commercial landscape, movement, Pompeii, streets, urban topography, economy, investment

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