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Egypt in Roman Visual and Material Culture  

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

This review article addresses current controversies and opportunities in research on the roles, uses, and meanings of “Egypt” in ancient Roman visual and material culture. Accordingly, the ... More

Greek Engineering and Construction  

Frederick A. Cooper

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
This article provides information on domestic and utilitarian architecture. The organization of this article intentionally follows the section topics typical of a modern engineering and ... More

Land Transport, Part 1: Roads and Bridges  

Lorenzo Quilici

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
This article concentrates on the roads and bridges of the Italian peninsula. The Via Appia represented the affirmation of a rational design. Its design can be compared to that of modern ... More

Land Transport, Part 2: Riding, Harnesses, and Vehicles  

Georges Raepsaet

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2012
This article attempts to define comprehensively the technical framework and the principle configurations of land transport across the Greco-Roman world. The capacities that animals offer ... More

Urban Landscape and Architecture  

Robin Osborne

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2012
That the idea of the polis came to stand as a reference point for Hellenic cultural ideals is not, as one might have thought, purely the result of later memory, or memorialization of the ... More

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