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Legionary Recruitment and Veteran Settlement During the Principate

Legionary Recruitment and Veteran Settlement During the Principate

1st Edition

By J.C. Mann, Margaret M Roxan
January 01, 1983

This book is a study of the settlement of legionary veterans during the principate, and discovers why legionary veterans were settled in colonies, when such settlements ceased to be made, and where the men preferred to settle when the choice was left to them....

Placing Animals in the Neolithic Social Zooarchaeology of Prehistoric Farming Communities

Placing Animals in the Neolithic: Social Zooarchaeology of Prehistoric Farming Communities

1st Edition

By Arkadiusz Marciniak
February 15, 2007

This book presents a new perspective on the social milieu of the Early and Middle Neolithic in Central Europe as viewed through relations between humans and animals, food acquisition and consumption, as well as refuse disposal practices. Based on animal bone assemblages from a wide range of sites ...

Tracing Early Agriculture in the Highlands of New Guinea Plot, Mound and Ditch

Tracing Early Agriculture in the Highlands of New Guinea: Plot, Mound and Ditch

1st Edition

By Tim Denham
June 26, 2018

In this book, historical narratives chart how people created forms of agriculture in the highlands of New Guinea and how these practices were transformed through time. The intention is twofold: to clearly establish New Guinea as a region of early agricultural development and plant ...

Living Images Egyptian Funerary Portraits in the Petrie Museum

Living Images: Egyptian Funerary Portraits in the Petrie Museum

1st Edition

Edited By Janet Picton, Stephen Quirke, Paul C Roberts
January 03, 2018

The haunting funerary paintings on wood coffins found in Roman Egypt still represent some of the most vivid images that come to us from the ancient world. These paintings were first discovered by Flinders Petrie, father of modern archaeology, in his excavations in the Egyptian Fayum during the ...

The Origins and Spread of Domestic Plants in Southwest Asia and Europe

The Origins and Spread of Domestic Plants in Southwest Asia and Europe

1st Edition

Edited By Sue Colledge, James Conolly
December 18, 2017

In this major new volume, leading scholars demonstrate the importance of archaeobotanical evidence in the understanding of the spread of agriculture in southwest Asia and Europe. Whereas previous overviews have focused either on Europe or on southwest Asia, this volume considers the transition from...

Ceramics of the Merv Oasis Recycling the City

Ceramics of the Merv Oasis: Recycling the City

1st Edition

By Gabriele Puschnigg
December 15, 2006

Our knowledge of many groups or periods has benefited from systematic ceramic analysis, however as yet the Sasanian Empire of ancient Persia (224-651 AD) has not be subjected to the same examination. Merv, an expansive ancient city located in an oasis in the Central Asian steppes, was for millennia...

Issues in Environmental Archaeology

Issues in Environmental Archaeology

1st Edition

Edited By Nicholas Balaam, James Rackam
January 15, 2009

Collection of original research articles by European scholars assessing the state of environmental archaeology and its relationship to the field; along with discussions on how to present environmental issues in prehistory to the public....

Palaeoepidemiology The Measure of Disease in the Human Past

Palaeoepidemiology: The Measure of Disease in the Human Past

1st Edition

By Tony Waldron
May 20, 2008

How do we identify and measure human disease in the past? In the absence of soft tissue, paleoepidemiologists have developed ingenious ways of assessing illness and mortality in archaeological populations. In this volume, the key methods of epidemiology are outlined for non-specialists, showing the...

The Later Roman Empire Today Papers given in honour of Professor John Mann

The Later Roman Empire Today: Papers given in honour of Professor John Mann

1st Edition

Edited By D.F. Clark, Margaret M Roxan, J.J. Wilkes
January 01, 1993

A collection of original research articles relating to Roman historical and epigraphic studies presented in honor of Professor John Mann. Supported by the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies....

The Origin of Early Israel-Current Debate Biblical, Historical and Archaeological Perspectives

The Origin of Early Israel-Current Debate: Biblical, Historical and Archaeological Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Shmuel Ahituv, Eliezar Oren
January 15, 2009

The origin of Israel, their settlement in the land of Canaan and transformation into an organized kingdom is one of the most stimulating and controversial chapters in the history of ancient Israel. In this volume, three of the researchers who have presented key models regarding this era—Finkelstein...

The Acconia Survey Neolithic Settlement and the Obsidian Trade

The Acconia Survey: Neolithic Settlement and the Obsidian Trade

1st Edition

Edited By A.J. Ammerman
January 15, 2009

Report of a key survey of archaeological sites in the southern toe of Italy to discover Neolithic sites and documenting prehistoric trade in obsidian....

Roman Military Diplomas 1985 to 1993

Roman Military Diplomas 1985 to 1993

1st Edition

By Margaret M Roxan
January 15, 2009

This volume publishes records 66 diplomas or fragments which provide vital evidence for the Roman military and legal world. It is the third volume of a set of four created by Roxan....

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