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Quinctilius Varus, Publius

Ronald Syme and Ernst Badian.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 253 words.

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Representing Three Dimensions

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 11175 words.

Ancient painting made little or no use of single-point perspective. Some modern scholars, however, have inferred from this that ancient artists and audiences lacked a sense of “space.” This...

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Representing Two Dimensions

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 22960 words.

Maps are taken here as graphic representations in which space within the image corresponds to space in the real world. More abstract data graphics in which image space corresponds to other...

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Roman Britain

Peter Salway.

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 144 pages.

For four centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire, a political system stretching from Turkey to Portugal and from the Red Sea to the Tyne and beyond. Roman Britain: A Very...

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Roman Britain

Peter Salway.

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 96 pages.

Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction weaves together the results of archaeological investigation and historical scholarship to chart life in Roman Britain from the first Roman invasion...

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The Roman Conquest

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 12845 words.

How did the invasion of Britain come about? How did the British tribes react? ‘The Roman Conquest’ looks at the reasons for invasion, the events surrounding invasion, and the initial...

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The Roman Conquest

Peter Salway.

in Roman Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; British History. 7241 words.

How did the invasion of Britain come about? How did the British tribes react? ‘The Roman Conquest’ looks at the reasons for invasion, the events surrounding invasion, and the initial...

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The Rule of the Eurydice’s Sons

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 8204 words.

This chapter discusses the rule of all three of Eurydice’s sons (Alexander II, Perdiccas III, and Philip II), but pays less attention to Philip II because his reign has been discussed in so...

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Tables and Tabular Organization

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 19659 words.

The “tables” of this chapter are matrices whose rows and columns are used systematically to arrange and locate bits of data with respect to two parameters. An extensive survey of documents...

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Weights and Measures

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 25372 words.

In modern cultures, a wide variety of objects and practices are measured in a variety of dimensions (time, length, weight, etc.) with the implicit expectation that objects of equal...

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