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Aezani

Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Middle Eastern History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 324 words.

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Asia Minor, pre-classical

D. F. Easton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Middle Eastern History. 314 words.

Palaeolithic and mesolithic occupation was in caves and rock-shelters and has left simple paintings. The neolithic (c.8000–6500 bce) brought settlement in plains and valleys, growth of villages, and...

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A Brief Orientation

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 4154 words.

This book investigates information technologies in the classical Roman world—their invention, diffusion, and use, and the interactions among those processes. The focus is on conceptual...

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Conclusion

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 9775 words.

The conclusion begins with a summary of the conclusions of the preceding chapters. Most generally, uses of Roman information technologies, even ones that are broadly similar to each other,...

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crucifixion

George Ronald Watson and Andrew Lintott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Middle Eastern History; Greek and Roman Law; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 250 words.

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Fratarakā, Sub-Seleucid Dynasty in Persis

Josef Wiesehöfer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Middle Eastern History. 1906 words.

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Lists

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 15897 words.

This chapter starts with Jack Goody’s observations on the capacities of lists as a written technology, but focuses less on their theoretical possibilities and more on actual Roman usage....

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Mosaics of Knowledge

Andrew Riggsby.

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 264 pages.

The book examines the invention, use, and diffusion of ancient Roman information technologies. In particular, it looks at technologies defined in conceptual terms—lists, tables, weights and...

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murrina vasa

David Edward Eichholz and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 159 words.

Murrina vasa, luxury tableware imported into Rome from the middle east and, being extremely costly, a status symbol. According to *Pliny(1), the chief source (HN 37.18.22), it was made from...

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navies

Philip de Souza.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 922 words.

The oldest navy in the ancient world was probably that of the Egyptian pharaohs; see egypt. Very little is known about Egyptian naval development, however, until the *Saites (672–525 bce), one of...

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