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Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Stephen Johnson

Routledge

254 pages

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The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire,first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines our understanding of the archaeological aspects of Roman civilisation, and traces the development of archaeology from the earliest post-Roman times, through to its real discovery in the eighteenth century, and its burgeoning in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Various areas of modern archaeological thought and practice are examined with regard to the study of Roman archaeology. The emphasis is on how archaeologists examine and classify material, and the various ways in which valid historical conclusions are deduced from that evidence. Johnson concludes by exploring how techniques from other disciplines are now being applied to archaeological study, and indicates what we may yet learn from this.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction 1. Early Archaeology: before the eighteenth century 2. The nineteenth century 3. The twentieth century: changes in technique and emphasis 4. Archaeology and history 5. The archaeology of Roman architecture 6. The archaeological examination of Roman sites 7. The study of artefacts 8. The Roman environments 9. The potential of archaeology 10. The future of Roman archaeology; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002000
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HIS002020
HISTORY / Ancient / Rome