Roman working lives and urban living / edited by Ardle Mac Mahon and Jennifer Price.

  • Oxford : Oxbow Books 2005
Physical description
viii, 224 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
  • 1842171860 (pbk.)
  • "This volume originated in a conference on 'Roman Working Lives and Urban Living' organised through the Centre for Roman Provincial Archaeology and held in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Durham in July 2001"--P. v.
  • Urban living and the settings for working lives beating the bounds: ritual and the articulation of urban space in Roman Britain / Simon Esmonde Cleary -- Domestic architecture and social discourse in Roman towns / Dominic Perring -- The commercial landscape of Ostia / Janet DeLaine -- The shops and workshops of Roman Britain / Ardle Mac Mahon -- The taberna counters of Pompeii and Herculaneum / Ardle Mac Mahon -- People at work: Owners and artisans, crafts and professions re-thinking the social organisation of trade and industry in first century AD Pompeii / Damian Robinson -- Of lumberjacks and brick stamps: Working with the Tiber as infrastructure / Shawn Graham -- The shopkeepers and craft-workers of Roman London / Jenny Hall -- Pottery in urban Romano-British life / Jeremy Evans -- Glass-working and glassworkers in cities and towns / Jennifer Price -- How many lives depended on plants? Specialisation and agricultural production at Pompeii / Mariana Ciaraldi -- The role of doctors in the city / Ralph Jackson.
  • Bibliography
  • Conference publication
  • Illustrated
  • English

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