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    City: Roman urbanism

    Baird, Jennifer A. (2010) City: Roman urbanism. In: Gagarin, M. (ed.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 161-165. ISBN 9780195170726.

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    Book synopsis: Over 1,100 signed A-to-Z entries written by the foremost classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians and are included in this must-have resource for library collections Maps, genealogical tables, chronologies, topical outlines, indexes, and a wealth of illustrations Extensive cross-references, indexes connect related entries Bibliographies accompanying each article guide further research Also available online from the Oxford Digital Reference Shelf or through Oxford Reference Online offering flexible search and browse functionality and multi-user access The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is an accessible guide and a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world—Greek,or Hellenistic, and Roman—from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequentical world centuries. Each article, written by leading scholars in the field, seeks to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Content includes: Greek and Latin Literature Authors and Their Works Historical Figures and Events Religion and Mythology Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools Science and Technology Politics, Economics, and Society Material Culture and Everyday Life


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Architecture, Space and Society, Centre for
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2013 17:18
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:08


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