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Economy, Roman

Dennis Kehoe

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Roman Economy Introduction As in other preindustrial societies, the economy of the Roman Empire was based on agriculture, which employed the v...


Mark Joyal

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Education Introduction Greek and Roman educational practices and theories exercised an unbroken though fluctuating influence on Western culture...

Epigraphy, Greek

Sara Saba, Gil H. Renberg

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Greek Epigraphy Introduction Epigraphy is the discipline devoted to the study of documents engraved, painted, or written on any material surviv...

Epigraphy, Latin

Gil H. Renberg, Sara Saba

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Latin Epigraphy Introduction Epigraphy is the discipline devoted to the study of texts engraved, painted, or written on any material surviving...


David Ridgway

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Etruscans Introduction For most of the nine centuries prior to the Augustan settlement of Italy in 27 bce, the Etruscans were the most sign...


Sophie Mills

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Euripides Introduction Euripides is one of the great Athenian tragedians whose dramatic output has survived, if only partially, into the moder...

Family, Roman

Mary Harlow

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Roman Family Introduction The history of the Roman family was “reinvented” in the last half of the 20th century by Beryl Rawson, followed clos...

Fragments, Greek Old Comic

Ian C. Storey

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Greek Old Comic Fragments Introduction Although there must have been various sorts of humorous entertainment at Athens in the 6th century bce,...

Gardens, Greek and Roman

Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Greek and Roman Gardens Introduction Gardens were a fundamental feature of the classical world. In ancient Greece, while gardens were not incl...


Daniela Dueck

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Geography ...

Greek Originals and Roman Copies

Anna Anguissola

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Greek Originals and Roman Copies Introduction The label “Roman copy after a Greek original” can be found in museums throughout the world on mo...

Herculaneum (Modern Ercolano)

Carol C. Mattusch

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Herculaneum (Modern Ercolano) Introduction Herculaneum, named after the mythical hero Hercules, was a town of perhaps five thousand inhabitants...

Herculaneum Papyri

W. Benjamin Henry

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Herculaneum Papyri Introduction The library of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum is the only known library preserved in place from the Gr...

Heritage Management

Ricardo Elia, Marta E. Ostovich

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-09-30

Heritage Management Introduction Heritage management is a growing field that is concerned with the identification, protection, and stewardship ...


Graham Zanker

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Herodas Introduction Herodas, a poet of the early 3rd century bce whose name also appears in ancient sources as Herondas and Herodes, is the in...


Emily Baragwanath, Mathieu de Bakker

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Herodotus Introduction Herodotus of Halicarnassus (c. 485—c. 425 bce) is the author of the Histories, the oldest surviving historiographica...


Ruth Scodel

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Hesiod Introduction Until relatively recently, most scholars agreed that an individual named Hesiod (Greek, Hesiodos; Latin, Hesiodus), who...

Historia Augusta

François Paschoud

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Historia Augusta Introduction The Historia Augusta (HA) is a collection of thirty biographies of Roman emperors, co-emperors, and usurpers in ...

Historiography, Greek

Christopher A. Baron

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Greek Historiography Introduction The writing of history in ancient Greece, an activity which occurred over a period of one thousand years (50...

Historiography, Latin

Abram Ring

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Latin Historiography

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