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Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity

Environment and Culture

Edited by John Salmon, Graham Shipley

Routledge – 2004 – 368 pages

Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

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Description

Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity shows how today's environmental and ecological concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world, and how their perceptions affected society.

Reviews

'The editors are to be congratulated for assembling a collection of such uniform interest and excellence.'Classics Ireland

'I found this book stimulating and thought-provoking.' JACT Review

'This book places individuals back in environmental contexts which have become increasingly dehumanised.'Oxbow Book News

'One of the strengths of this excellent collection of papers is the range of disciplines represented by the contributors. 'Landscape History

'Human Landscapes has shown how human use of and intervention in the natural environment has major social and even cultural implications for the world of classical antiquity.'The Classical Review

'Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity is a marvellous book, demonstrating how there are crucial areas of the ancient experience that still await systematic exploration.'Mark Humphries, National University of Ireland

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Description: Edited by John Salmon, Graham Shipley. Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity shows how today's environmental and ecological concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world, and how their...
Categories: Classical Studies, Greek History & Culture