Region: Mediterranean Sea

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Handbook of Ancient Afro-Eurasian Economies Volume 1: Contexts

The three-volume Handbook of Ancient Afro-Eurasian Economies is the main deliverable of the BaSaR project. It aims to offer a comprehensive discussion of economic development in the empires of the Afro-Eurasian world region and elucidate the conditions under which large quantities of goods and people moved across continents and between empires. Volume 1 provides succinct

Forts and Rural Economic Landscapes on the Northern Frontier


Presents at the impact of Empire on the Roman Landscapes. The 14th workshop of the network Impact of Empire in Mainz, Germany between the 12th and 15th of June 2019.

26 Pages

The Role of Forts in the Local Market System in the Lower Rhine: Towards a Method of Multiple Hypothesis Testing Through Comparative Modelling

This paper analyses rural settlement patterns in the Lower Rhine frontier
zone to elucidate the role of forts in the rural economy. Von Thünen’s model of rural
marketing suggests that market centres attract intensive cultivation, making them
identifiable through spatial analysis of rural settlements. Environmental factors that
influenced production capacity, however, can also be expected

4 Pages

Andrew Wilson (ed.), Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World. Oxford studies on the Roman economy. Reviewed by Eli J. S. Weaverdyck, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität

This book is the fourth in a series of conference proceedings organized by the editors as part of the Oxford Roman Economy Project (OxREP). After an introduction, the book is divided into three sections, one on the state and institutions, one on trade within the empire, and one on trade across the frontiers.

Objects from the Roman Mediterranean in the Begram Hoard: Beyond the Commercial Trade Hypothesis


24th Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art (EASAA), Naples, 2-6 July 2018

Understanding the central place functions of Roman forts through landscape


19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology Cologne/Bonn, 9:00 – 16:30

Indien in Ägypten: Globalhistorische Perspektiven auf die ptolemäische Herrschaftsrepräsentation im hellenistischen Ägypten


Lecture series „(Proto) Globalisierungsphänomene in Antiken Welten“, University of Innsbruck, 18:00-20:00

Comparing ancient European and Indian Empires: How, what and why


The India International Centre in co-operation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, Delhi 18:30-20:00

Alexander the Great in India: towards a transcultural understanding of cultural encounter


in The India International Centre in cooperation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, Delhi 18.30-20:00

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Notes of Material Importance: Archival Archaeology in the South Caucasus

- published in Archive Journal (August 2017)

This article explores the role of archaeological archives in untangling the ancient history of the South Caucasus. Archaeological datasets are uniquely diachronic. They reflect historical and environmental processes that occurred in antiquity, as well as the research questions, excavation methods and recording practices that surround their discovery. Archaeologists working in the South Caucasus, a region