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The Ancient Coinages of the Iberian Peninsula  

Pere P. Ripollès

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
The minting of coins in the Iberian Peninsula spread in from the mid-fifth century BC until the reign of the emperor Claudius. The first coinages were struck in the Greek colonies of ... More

Ancient Jewish Social Relations  

Seth Schwartz

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the social history of the Jews. It determines the extent Jewish communities possessed an inner-Jewish social structure and looks at the social ties that existed ... More

Anthropology  

Maurizio Bettini

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Anthropology and the humanities both deal with man, but they deal with utterly different kinds of man. To put them together was a difficult task, therefore: it was not a simple question of ... More

Antonine Coinage  

Liv Mariah Yarrow

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Feb 2012
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Nov 2012
Under the Antonine emperors, imperial and provincial coinage largely follow the pattern of prior periods, with certain significant developments both in minting practices and iconographic ... More

Arabia and Ethiopia  

Christian Julien Robin

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses the strong links between Arabia and Ethiopia in Late Antiquity. These links were primarily commercial and cultural, but sometimes also political. The Ethiopians ... More

Arable Farming, Horticulture, and Food: Expansion, Innovation, and Diversity  

Marijke Van der Veen

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Sep 2016
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Oct 2014
The archaeobotanical evidence for food and farming in Roman Britain reveals continuity in the two principal cereals grown, but a marked increase in the scale of arable production in ... More

Archaeology  

Henry Hurst

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
The idea of classifying archaeology as a ‘tool’ alongside prosopography, metre, and numismatics, while ‘culture change’, ‘urbanism’, and ‘fall and transitions’ are classified under ... More

Armenia  

Tim Greenwood

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses Armenian history in Late Antiquity. It considers the multiple and varied influences upon all aspects of Armenian society and culture, from far-reaching decisions ... More

Arming Romans for Battle  

Duncan B. Campbell

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter reports on the understanding on Roman armor, specifically discussing the development of Roman arms and armor. Archaeology offers actual examples of Roman arms and armor. Polybius ... More

Art and Representation  

Eugenio La Rocca

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
In recent years, the question of what constitutes art has often been asked. The question arose quite naturally from the dismissal of the traditional concept of art as imitation of the real ... More

Art in Roman Britain  

Ben Croxford

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Sep 2016
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Nov 2015
The art of Roman Britain has often been sidelined or even denigrated, largely as a result of modern sensibilities concerning quality. Focusing on the moment of creation alone overlooks the ... More

The Balkans  

Craig H. Caldwell III

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article presents a glimpse of the Balkans in Late Antiquity, focusing on three areas: Pannonia, Dalmatia, and Thrace. Various levels of imperial investment overcame geographic ... More

Barbarians: Problems and Approaches  

Michael Maas

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This article examines Roman approaches to the barbarians in terms of history writing, diplomacy, science, and law. It then describes how Christianity after Constantine influenced all of ... More

Between Marginality and Celebrity: Entertainers and Entertainments in Roman Society  

Hartmut Leppin

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses actors and gladiators, who were among the most despised and most revered people in Roman society. It looks at how the masses and the Roman elite viewed these ... More

Beyond Hadrian’s Wall  

Fraser Hunter

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Sep 2016
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Oct 2014
Britannia’s northern frontier varied considerably over the Roman period, stabilizing only in the early third century. This variation leads to a fascinating archaeological record of the ... More

Britain at the End of Empire  

Simon Esmonde Cleary

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Sep 2016
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Dec 2014
Later Roman Britain is viewed in a wide context to identify which developments are expressions of wider trends and which are more insular. Four major factors are considered. First, the ... More

Britain before the Romans  

Timothy Champion

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Sep 2016
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Nov 2015
Much of Britain saw significant changes in the later part of the first millennium bc, particularly in the south-east. Widespread but regionally varied changes in settlement organization ... More

Britain, Gaul, and Germany: Cultural Interactions  

Tom Moore

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Sep 2016
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Jun 2015
Britain’s place in the Roman Empire cannot be seen in isolation. The province’s close links to Gaul and Germany stemmed from earlier interaction in the late Iron Age, and these connections ... More

Britons on the Move: Mobility of British-Born Emigrants in the Roman Empire  

Tatiana Ivleva

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Sep 2016
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Sep 2014
This chapter explores the migration patterns of those who were born in the Roman province of Britain and moved to the continental Europe in the late first–third centuries AD using ... More

‘By Small Things Revealed’: Rural Settlement and Society  

Martin Millett

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Sep 2016
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Nov 2014
The study of rural settlement in Roman Britain is undergoing a period of re-evaluation and change. In the past, work has focused on the individual study sites, especially villas. Now there ... More

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