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Autor Hanson, J.W.

Título An Urban geography of the Roman world, 100 BC to AD 300 / J.W. Hanson

Publicación Oxford : Archaeopress Publishing, 2016
Ubicación Signatura Tipo de préstamo Estado Notas
 B.Filosofía-Depósito  D15-2016    PRÉSTAMO LARGO  DISPONIBLE
Descripción física VIII, 817 p. : il., mapas ; 29 cm
Colección Archaeopress Roman archaeology ; 18
Resumen: Although there have been numerous studies of individual cities or groups of cities, there has never been a study of the urbanism of the Roman world as a whole, meaning that we have been poorly informed not only about the number of cities and how they were distributed and changed over time, but also about their sizes and populations, monumentality, and civic status. This book provides a new account of the urbanism of the Roman world between 100 BC and AD 300. To do so, it draws on a combination of textual sources and archaeological material to provide a new catalogue of cities, calculates new estimates of their areas and uses a range of population densities to estimate their populations, and brings together available information about their monumentality and civic status for the first time. This evidence demonstrates that, although there were relatively few cities, many had considerable sizes and populations, substantial amounts of monumentality, and held various kinds of civic status. This indicates that there was significant economic growth in this period, including both extensive and intensive economic growth, which resulted from an influx of wealth through conquest and the intrinsic changes that came with Roman rule (including the expansion of urbanism)
Materia Arqueología urbana -- Roma
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