Trading Communities in the Roman World

A Micro-Economic and Institutional Perspective

Taco T. Terpstra, Columbia University

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€96,00
$133.00
ISBN13: 
9789004238602
E-ISBN: 
9789004245136
Publication Year: 
2013
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Hardback
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ISSN: 
0166-1302
Volume: 
37

Edited by W.V. Harris, Columbia University

Marking the centenary of the birth of M.I. Finley, the famous historian of the ancient world and a refugee from McCarthyism, a combined group of ancient and American historians here set out to analyse his political and intellectual evolution.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261679
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by W.V. Harris, Columbia University

The product of a collaboration between scientists, historians and archaeologists, this book breaks new ground in the study of the long-term interaction between environmental factors, including climate, and human beings.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253438
Publication date: 
July 2013

Edited by W.V. Harris Columbia University

Mental Disorders in the Classical World seeks to show through interdisciplinary work how the first medical scientists and their lay contemporaries conceptualized mental disorders and attempted to diagnose, understand and treat them.
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Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249820
Publication date: 
March 2013

Caitlín E. Barrett

This book investigates Hellenistic popular religion through an interdisciplinary study of figurines of Egyptian deities from Delos. The results offer a new perspective on Hellenistic reinterpretations of Egyptian religion, as well as the relationship between “popular” and “...
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Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207974
Publication date: 
September 2011

Edited by Francesco de Angelis

In the aim to understand the place of law within the landscape of Roman life, this volume explores the interaction between judicial practices and the spaces in which they took place. Through an interdisciplinary approach, it offers a new, multifaceted picture of a key aspect of Roman culture.
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189256
Publication date: 
November 2010

Jinyu Liu

Based on a thorough examination of the epigraphic, legal, and literary sources on the collegia centonariorum, this volume offers a new understanding of their origins, functions, organizations, and social and legal status in the Roman Empire from the first century BC to fourth century AD.
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177741
Publication date: 
September 2009

Edited by W.V. Harris and Brooke Holmes

This volume, containing fourteen papers given at a conference held at Columbia in 2007, is the most concerted attempt in recent times to understand the famous and enigmatic orator and to set him in his cultural, religious and political context.
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Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172043
Publication date: 
November 2008

Federica Ciccolella

This book offers a study of four Greek grammars modelled on a Latin elementary grammar called Ianua of Donatus; they represent a tradition of Greek studies contemporaneous with, and parallel to, the "official" Byzantine-humanist grammar that made the revival of Greek in the West possible.
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163522
Publication date: 
November 2008

Edited by Teodolinda Barolini and H. Wayne Storey

This volume addresses a far-reaching aspects of Petrarch research and interpretation: the essential interplay between Petrarch’s texts and their material preparation and reception. To read and interpret Petrarch we must come to grips with the fundamentals of Petrarchan philology.
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Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163225
Publication date: 
November 2007

Annalisa Marzano

Drawing on documentary sources and archaeological evidence this book offers a socio-economic history of elite villas in Roman Central Italy and brings a new perspective to the debate on the slave-based villa system and the crisis of Italian villas in the imperial period.
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Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160378
Publication date: 
July 2007

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