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date: 24 August 2019

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Many types of inscriptions throw light on numerous aspects of economic production, distribution, and consumption in the Roman Empire. This chapter concentrates on agriculture, animal husbandry and pastoralism, and the production and exchange of cash-crops such as wine, olive-oil, and fish sauces. It also illuminates the interaction between private individuals and the Roman state in mining operations, as well as the administrative and legal issues related to such activities .

Keywords: inscriptions, agriculture, wine, olive-oil, cash-crops, animal husbandry, pastoralism, instrumentum domesticum, amphorae, kilns, amphora-stamps, brick stamps, commerce, shipping, mining, ingots, Italy, Roman provinces

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