These developmental differences in urbanisation, as expressed through evolving nature and functions, are the underlying premise of Wilson
Despite opposition by certain members of society, the Eastern trade seems to have continued to grow for at least the first two centuries of Roman rule.
We know from various sorts of archaeological and palaeobotanical evidence, for example, that flax had been in use for textiles throughout southeastern Europe since the 6th millennium BC, and that wool and woolly sheep had been introduced from the Near East shortly before 3000 BC (the end of the Neolithic)
There is little doubt that the Romans benefited from their efforts in Spain, especially in their systematic exploitation of its natural resources. Were the economic advantages of Spain only apparent after the first half century of Roman occupation?
After a brief survey of the importance of salt to ancient China, Egypt, and Mesopotamia, this paper examines salt production and management of the Erlitou and Erligang cultures from the Yi-Luo River basin along the Yellow River and of Zhongba in the Ganjing River valley in the Yangzi
Compared to most other crafts, the activities of fullers in Roman Italy have left a significant body of both material and immaterial traces.
The Levanzo I shipwreck provides insight into a fundamental component of the Roman annona system in the 4th century: individual merchant-ship cargos.
As always, an analysis of ancient colonies, and the politics and socioeconomic factors that come with that colony, are subjected to the recounting of primary sources. Sources such as Thucydides, Plutarch, and Diodorus Siculus provide valuable information for interpreters in modern times, but that information may also contain some sort of bias or misrepresentation within it.
The recovery, however, proved to be too superficial for the continuing prosperity of either Gaul or the Western Roman Empire. The problems of the imperial government continued with little relief. The government still had to drive out and keep out the barbarians…
This dissertation will thus attempt to shed light on the question of how and if the status of women changed in Ptolemaic Egypt during the Hellenistic period. The women in question will be both of the native Egyptian population and of the Graeco-Macedonian upper class who migrated toEgypt along with the early Ptolemaic dynasty (and who continued tomigrate to Egypt throughout the Hellenistic period).