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Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City (Monograph, 54) J.C.N. Coulston

Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City (Monograph, 54)

J.C.N. Coulston

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A major new book on the archaeology of Rome. The chapters, by an impressive list of contributors, are written to be as up-to-date and useful as possible, detailing a plethora of new research. There are new maps for the topography and monuments ofMoreA major new book on the archaeology of Rome. The chapters, by an impressive list of contributors, are written to be as up-to-date and useful as possible, detailing a plethora of new research. There are new maps for the topography and monuments of Rome, a huge research bibliography containing 1,700 titles, and numerous rich illustrations. Essential for all scholars and students of Ancient Rome. Contents: Preface: a birds eye view (Peter Wiseman) Introduction (Jon Coulston and Hazel Dodge) Early and Archaic Rome (Christopher Smith) The city of Rome in the Middle Republic (Tim Cornell) The moral museum: Augustus and the image of Rome (Susan Walker) Armed and belted men: the soldiery in Imperial Rome (Janet Delaine and G. Aldrete) The feeding of Imperial Rome: the mechanics of the food supply system (David Mattingly) `Greater than the pyramids: the water supply of Ancient Rome (Hazel Dodge) Entertaining Rome (Kathleen Coleman) Living and dying in the city of Rome: houses and tombs (John Patterson) Religions of Rome (Simon Price) Rome in the Late Empire (Neil Christie) Archaeology and innovation (Hugh Petter) Appendix: Sources for the study of ancient Rome (Jon Coulston and Hazel Dodge)