This book explores the consequences of the Roman conquest of Greece. Social and economic developments during the period BC to AD are traced. Susan E. Alcock, Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxi + $ M Y topic today is “Graecia Capta: Roman views of Greek Cul- ture.” Of the subtitle’s five words, two are problematic: “views” and “culture.” Now, by “views” we.
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You must log in or sign up to reply here. Other phenomena, such as cosmopolitan elite net works, were hardly the novelty of the Roman period that A.
This framework allows an exploration of conditions in the countryside, of the organization of the Early Roman city, of the provincial structure of Greece the province of Achaia as a whole, and of the repercussions of conquest upon Greek sacred geography. If there is a problem with the central thesis, it is that Capa.
Her conclusions are interesting, suggesting that shifting settlement patterns may explain a drop in rural sites, rather than depopulation. Latin Boards on this Forum: Jennifer Berenson added it Aug 18, Return to Book Page.
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Until recently, scholarship tended to view post-Classical Greece as not really worthy of study. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Steve marked it grascia to-read Jul 28, It is a great strength of the work that, either through personal participation or through the generosity of others, A.
Thanks for any help. Stephanie Cover2CoverBlog rated it it was ok Feb 18, Why, for so many years, I have written this book?
Open Preview See a Problem? Photographs come out best, being remarkably clear considering that they are printed on the text pages and not as plates. The book does not present a detailed political history, but attempts instead to question our usual preconceptions about the relationship of Greece and Rome by offering some grawcia into the many changes that accompanied Greece’s passage into the Roman imperial sphere. Alcock writes well, so those passages aren’t as painful as one might think.
Typographical errors are few though a couple of references to Pausanias seem to be a section out but there are a few further niggling annoyances some so minor as to be not worth mentioning.
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Eadweard marked it as to-read Jul 07, The book is generally well and appropriately illustrated, though fig. It cxpta very important to remember that i-stem third declension nouns can take -is in the acc. Benet Davis rated it really liked it Jan 05, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Paperbackpages. Your name or email address: Daniel Oglesby marked it as to-read Aug 13, AnonymousSep 7, Jenny rated it really liked it May 11, This of course cuts down the number of foot notes, but it does not necessarily make for easy use. Claudio, Caeci filio, M. Published 01 October 0 Comments. To address this mystery: To ask other readers questions about Graecia Captaplease sign up. I’ve been looking forward to reading this book since I got back from Greece back in March.
Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece
References to this book Archaeologies of Landscape: Timothy Smith marked it as to-read Oct 01, The author traces social and economic developments from approximately BC to ADdrawing on a combination of archaeological and historical sources.
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Cpata editions – View all Graecia Capta: Books by Susan E. CultureEducationHabitsHistory Archaeology. A number of institutions, particularly the Museum of Classical Archaeology of the University of Cambridge and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, have been generous with the supply of photographic material.
In one respect this is a very difficult book to review adequately, because of the sheer breadth of A. This humble reviewer cata only be impressed.