Series: Routledge Worlds
The Etruscans can be shown to have made significant, and in some cases perhaps the first, technical advances in the central and northern Mediterranean. To the Etruscan people we can attribute such developments as the tie-beam truss in large wooden structures, surveying and engineering drainage and...
Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge
The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome, 2nd Edition
Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from the perspectives of archaeology and architectural history, bringing to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered from archaeological excavations....
Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge
This all embracing survey of Pompeii provides the most comprehensive survey of the region available. With contributions by well-known experts in the field, this book studies not only Pompeii, but also – for the first time – the buried surrounding cities of Campania. The World of Pompeii includes...
Published June 16th 2008 by Routledge
Archaeology and History, 2nd Edition
Series: Cities of the Ancient World
Miletos, on the coast of Asia Minor, was one of the most important Greek cities – a key economic power as well as a centre of philosophy and learning. Yet with historical sources scarce, and the mass of archaeological work done in over a century of excavations not published in English, studying the...
To Be Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Approaching the Ancient World
Roman Archaeology for Historians provides students of Roman history with a guide to the contribution of archaeology to the study of their subject. It discusses the issues with the use of material and textual evidence to explain the Roman past, and the importance of viewing this evidence in context....
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
Resurrecting Pompeii provides an in-depth study of a unique site from antiquity with information about a population who all died from the same known cause within a short period of time. Pompeii has been continuously excavated and studied since 1748. Early scholars working in Pompeii and other...
Published January 26th 2011 by Routledge