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Ancient Written Sources for Engineering and Technology  

Serafina Cuomo

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
This article tries to illustrate an idea of the range of extant ancient textual sources for engineering and technology. It also presents a broad outline of how the production of texts ... More

Animal Husbandry, Hunting, Fishing, and Fish Production  

Geoffrey Kron

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
Archaeozoological research provides impressive, long-neglected evidence for the technical sophistication and productivity of Greco-Roman animal husbandry. A case can be made that the ... More

Ceramic Production  

Mark Jackson and Kevin Greene

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
Applying the labels “Greek” and “Roman” to the study of ceramic technology from 700 bc to ad 500 involves profound problems of cultural labeling. The study of Greek and Roman ceramics ... More

The Coinage of the Parthians  

Fabrizio Sinisi

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
The Arsacids were the ruling dynasty of Parthia between the middle of the third century BC and AD 224. There is no Parthian coinage in gold, since Vonones's alleged gold coins have been ... More

The Coinage of the Persian Empire  

Michael Alram

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
The Lydian coinage system completely changed with an ingenious coin reform. With Alyattes's electrum coinage, the recipient had no way of judging the gold or silver content. Therefore, ... More

The Coinage of the Ptolemies  

Catharine C. Lorber

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
The coinage of the Ptolemies stands apart from other royal Hellenistic currencies in interesting respects, including the prominence of gold and bronze coins vis-à-vis silver and the role ... More

The Coinage of the Roman Provinces through Hadrian  

Michel Amandry

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
This article explores imperial coinage and provincial coinage during Roman provinces. The latter was produced at different levels (and eventually even at Rome), but was on the whole ... More

Coins and Communication  

Carlos F. Noreña

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2012
This article studies how Roman coinage served as a communication medium in the Roman world. The term “Roman coinage” refers to all coins that were minted in areas under the administrative ... More

Death and Burial  

Christopher Mee

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2012
Funeral practices were already well developed before the start of the Neolithic period. As the population increased with the growth of settlements, one would expect more graves. However, ... More

The Denarius Coinage of the Roman Republic  

Bernhard E. Woytek

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
The denarius coinage consisted, in the main, of four silver denominations, which were probably all introduced at the same time. The leading denomination, as well as its typologically ... More

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