Pliny’s Naturalis Historia is remarkable for its references to its sources throughout the text.
A necessary starting point is a brief overview of the problems connected with the nature of our sources, which include literary, material, and epigraphical evidence.
This thesis surveys the evidence for Romano-British houses, with an emphasis on the imported and urban traditions that witness the influence of empire on province.
The evidence presented in this thesis is used to test the hypothesis that a reliable and affordable supply of light fuel and lighting equipment was a major constituent in Roman urban living.
This thesis is a socio-cultural study of the Greek gymnasion in the Hellenistic period: its development, the factors that underpinned its adoption, and the role of native educational practices in that process.
The main diseases treated in the Asclepeia were: chronic neuropsychological disorders, skin diseases and chronic lung diseases.
The gladiatorial games – often portrayed in modern media as brutish spectacles enjoyed by bloodthirsty crowds — were rather a rule-bound sport focused on the Roman ideal of bravery in the face of death.
It is not intended here to embark upon a detailed discussion of all the theories put forward concerning the nature of the Lupercalian rites, but rather to attempt to establish a connection between the rites and the appearance of a she-wolf in the Romulus and Remus legend.
World views and military policies in the Early Roman and Western Han empires By Zhongxiao Wang PhD Dissertation, University of Leiden, 2015 Introduction: Some…