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The fully revised second edition of this successful volume includes updates on the latest archaeological research in all chapters, and two new essays on Greek and Roman art. It retains its unique, paired essay format, as well as key contributions from leading archaeologists and historians of the classical world. Second edition is fully updated and revised throughout, with the latest research and fresh theoretical approaches in classical archaeology Includes brand new essays on Greek and Roman art in a modern context Designed to encourage critical thinking about the role of ancient material culture in modern times and the role of modern preoccupations in shaping the study of ancient material Features paired essays one covering the Greek world, the other, the Roman to stimulate a dialogue not only between the two ancient cultures, but between scholars with different historiographic and methodological traditions Includes maps, chronologies, diagrams, photographs, and short editorial introductions to each chapter
Susan E. Alcock is Director of the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and Professor, of, Classics, Anthropology and Archaeology at Brown University. Her recent books include Archaeologies of the Greek Past Landscape, Monuments and Memories (2001) and Side-by-Side Survey: Comparative Regional Analysis in the Mediterranean World (with John F. Cherry, 2004). Robin Osborne is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of King's College. His recent books include Archaic and Classical Greek Art (1998), Greek Historical Inscriptions 404-323 B.C. (with P. J. Rhodes 2003), Greek History (2004), Athens and Athenian Democracy (2010) and The History Written on the Classical Greek Body (2011).
Table of Contents
|List of Figures||p. ix|
|Notes on Contributors||p. xv|
|What is Classical Archaeology?||p. 11|
|Greek Archaeology||p. 13|
|Roman Archaeology||p. 30|
|Doing Archaeology in the Classical Lands||p. 51|
|The Greek World||p. 53|
|The Roman World||p. 71|
|Human Ecology and the Classical Landscape||p. 91|
|The Greek and Roman Worlds||p. 93|
|The Essential Countryside||p. 122|
|The Greek World||p. 124|
|The Roman World||p. 144|
|Urban Spaces and Central Places||p. 168|
|The Greek World||p. 170|
|The Roman World||p. 187|
|Housing and Households||p. 207|
|The Greek World||p. 209|
|The Roman World||p. 228|
|Cult and Ritual||p. 249|
|The Greek World||p. 251|
|The Roman World||p. 268|
|The Personal and the Political||p. 293|
|The Greek World||p. 295|
|The Roman World||p. 316|
|The Creation and Expression of Identity||p. 348|
|The Greek World||p. 350|
|The Roman World||p. 368|
|Linking with a Wider World||p. 394|
|Greeks and "Barbarians"||p. 396|
|Romans and "Barbarians"||p. 415|
|A Place for Art?||p. 439|
|Putting the Art into Artifact||p. 442|
|Classical Archaeology and the Contexts of Art History||p. 468|
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