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Ancient SamniumSettlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Rafael Scopacasa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book explores the region of Samnium in central Italy, where a rich blend of historical, literary, epigraphic, numismatic, and archaeological evidence supports a fresh perspective on the ... More

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

Lars Fogelin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199948215
eISBN:
9780190234157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948215.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century BCE, through its ascendance in the first millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the ... More

Assembling ArchaeologyTeaching, Practice, and Research

Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a radical rethinking of the relationships between teaching, researching, digging, and practicing as an archaeologist in the twenty-first century. The issues addressed here are ... More

Battlefields from Event to Heritage

Battlefields from Event to Heritage

John Carman and Patricia Carman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198857464
eISBN:
9780191890246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857464.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

What is—or makes a place—a ‘historic battlefield’? From one perspective the answer is a simple one—it is a place where large numbers of people came together in an organized manner to fight one ... More

Breaking the SurfaceAn Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Doug Bailey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611873
eISBN:
9780190611903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611873.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book is the first monograph-length attempt at a new way to engage the past: art/archaeology. Taking as its focus the excavation and interpretation of pit-houses in Neolithic Europe, the book ... More

Caliphs and MerchantsCities and Economies of Power in the Near East (700-950)

Caliphs and Merchants: Cities and Economies of Power in the Near East (700-950)

Fanny Bessard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198855828
eISBN:
9780191889462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855828.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Caliphs and Merchants: Cities and Economies of Power in the Near East (700–950) offers fresh perspectives on the origins of the economic success of the early Islamic caliphate, identifying a number ... More

Desert InsurgencyArchaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Nicholas J. Saunders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book explores the once-hidden conflict landscape along the Hejaz Railway in the desert sands of southern Jordan. Built at the beginning of the twentieth century. This railway track stretched ... More

FigurinesFiguration and The Sense of Scale

Figurines: Figuration and The Sense of Scale

Jaś Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861096
eISBN:
9780191893063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861096.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book concerns figurines from cultures that have no direct links with each other. It explores the category of the figurine as a key material concept in the art history of antiquity through ... More

Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Peter Liddel and Polly Low (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The practice of reading, recording, and thinking about inscriptions is common to both the modern and ancient worlds. From the archaic period onwards, ancient literary authors working within a range ... More

Making Deep HistoryZeal, Perseverance, and the Time Revolution of 1859

Making Deep History: Zeal, Perseverance, and the Time Revolution of 1859

Clive Gamble

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198870692
eISBN:
9780191913327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870692.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The time revolution of 1859 changed forever the relationship between humans and time. In the space of a calendar year, and at a furious pace, the belief that all human history could be fitted into ... More

Megadrought and CollapseFrom Early Agriculture to Angkor

Megadrought and Collapse: From Early Agriculture to Angkor

Harvey Weiss (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199329199
eISBN:
9780190607920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329199.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This is the first book to treat the major examples of megadrought and societal collapse, from the late Pleistocene end of hunter–gatherer culture and origins of cultivation to the 15th century AD ... More

The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the SouthwestImperial Domination and its Consequences

The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Avraham Faust

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The Neo-Assyrian empire—the first large empire of the ancient world—had attracted a great deal of public attention ever since the spectacular discoveries of the nineteenth century. The southwestern ... More

Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Alejandro G. Sinner and Javier Velaza (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198790822
eISBN:
9780191833274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790822.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Non-Classical

At least four writing systems—in addition to the Phoenician, Greek, and Latin ones—were used between the fifth century BCE and the first century CE to write the indigenous languages of the Iberian ... More

Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early IslamPerspectives on Umayyad Elites

Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam: Perspectives on Umayyad Elites

Alain George and Andrew Marsham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190498931
eISBN:
9780190498955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498931.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, ruled over the largest empire that the world had seen, stretching from Spain in the west to the Indus Valley and Central Asia in the east. They played a ... More

Rewriting HistoryChanging Perceptions of the Past

Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Dennis Harding

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

‘Every generation re-writes history in its own way’. Re-writing History applies Collingwood’s dictum to a series of topics and themes, some of which have been central to prehistoric and protohistoric ... More

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic ... More

Village Life in Roman EgyptTebtunis in the First Century AD

Village Life in Roman Egypt: Tebtunis in the First Century AD

Micaela Langellotti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198835318
eISBN:
9780191885822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835318.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book is the first detailed study of a village in the Roman Empire, Tebtunis, in Egypt, in the first century AD. It is based on the evidence of the archive of the local notarial office ... More

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