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Ateste

D. W. R. Ridgway.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 240 words.

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Carrara

T. W. Potter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 156 words.

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landscapes, Roman

Kim Bowes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 3291 words.

Roman landscapes exhibited enormous diversity, from the rolling hills of the Mediterranean heartland, to Nile marshlands, Apennine mountain pastures, and African pre-deserts. New work on...

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latifundia

M. Stephen Spurr.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 616 words.

Latifundia (large estates) ‘have ruined Italy and are now ruining the provinces’. *Pliny (1) the Elder (HN 18. 35) put latifundia at the centre of debate about the development of the Roman rural...

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Ostia

Nicholas Purcell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 1458 words.

Ostia, city at the mouth of the *Tiber, colonia at least by the late 4th cent. bce, heavily involved with Rome's naval history, commerce, and communications, and one of the best-known Roman cities...

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Panskoye I

Vladimir F. Stolba.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography; Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Religion in the Ancient World. 7289 words.

Panskoye I is one of the most prominent and best-studied settlements in the rural territory of Chersonesus on the Tarkhankut Peninsula (north-western Crimea). Founded in the late 5th...

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Pentelicon

Robin Osborne.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 99 words.

Mountain east of Athens, known in antiquity as Brilessus. From the 6th cent. bce onwards the high-quality *marble was exploited by quarrying on both western and northern slopes. All the...

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Thoricus

John Ellis Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 205 words.

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via Salaria

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 47 words.

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wetlands (bog, marsh)

Giusto Traina.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography. 2427 words.

The most common words to designate a marsh, a swamp, or a bog are helos in ancient Greek and palus in Latin; beside these terms, less common words were also employed. Literary and...

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