A Companion to Roman Italy

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Alison E. Cooley
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 5, 2016 - History - 576 pages

A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms—political, cultural, social, and economic—upon Italy’s various regions, as well as the extent to which unification occurred as Rome became the capital of Italy.

  • The collection presents new archaeological data relating to the sites of Roman Italy
  • Contributions discuss new theories of how to understand cultural change in the Italian peninsula
  • Combines detailed case-studies of particular sites with wider-ranging thematic chapters
  • Leading contributors not only make accessible the most recent work on Roman Italy, but also offer fresh insight on long standing debates

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Chapter 1 Italy Before the Romans
PART I The Impact of Rome Unification and Integration
PART II Local and Regional Diversity
PART III Town and Country
PART IV Economy and Society

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About the author (2016)

Alison E. Cooley is Professor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick, UK. Her publications include Res Gestae divi Augusti (2009), The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy (2012), and Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook (2014).

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