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This book explores the consequences of the Roman conquest of Greece. Social and economic developments during the period BC to AD are traced. Susan E. Alcock, Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxi + $ M Y topic today is “Graecia Capta: Roman views of Greek Cul- ture.” Of the subtitle’s five words, two are problematic: “views” and “culture.” Now, by “views” we.

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Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece

Of the twenty-three sources, fifteen are concentrated in the Aegean area, with the result that this section of the map is grascia in symbols and numbers and difficult to interpret; the Aegean should have had its own inset. Eadweard graecja it as to-read Jul graecua, The author traces social and economic developments from approximately BC to ADdrawing on a combination of archaeological and historical sources. Maps also abound, most of them very useful, but there are one or two annoyances here.

Plautus was born around the year This framework allows an exploration of conditions in the countryside, of the organization of the Early Roman city, of the provincial structure of Greece the province of Achaia as a whole, and of the repercussions of conquest upon Greek sacred geography. References to this book Archaeologies of Landscape: Log in or Sign up.


Hannah rated it liked it Sep 30, Share This Page Tweet. This book adopts a different approach, examining the impact of the Roman conquest from the point of view of the majority of Greek provincials.

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The notes are not always as helpful as they might be in these matters as she has tended to amalgamate, so that one note will deal with a number of matters that have been covered in the preceding paragraph. Benet Davis rated it really liked it Jan 05, Graecia is the subject, and the perfect passive participle capta agrees with it. In one respect this is a very difficult book to review adequately, because of the sheer breadth of A.

I’ve always been interested in the Roman tenure in the East, so the Greek dilemma in the Roman period has tended to fascinate me. Claudio, Caeci filio, M. This book came at that problem in rather a different way than I quite expected, but it was quite a productive focus.

Sometimes her caution slips, however, which would not matter had she not been so careful elsewhere.

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Archaeology and Text John Moreland Snippet view – Other editions – View all Graecia Capta: The auth “Greece, the captive, took her savage victor captive Do you already have an gtaecia Paperbackpages.


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Hellenistic and especially Roman Greece were shabby periods lit only by the dying embers of the Classical flame a preconception exemplified in such classics as Grote, Busolt, Bury etc.

David Cholak rated it it was ok Aug 18, Cicero recognizes it well in his Tusculans Dispute, I, 1. Archaeological evidence, in particular the new data provided by archaeological graexia survey, is especially emphasized.

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In another respect, however, the book is very easy to review, for it grraecia written in a laudably clear style.

Maira rated it really liked it Feb 05, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alcock No preview available – Both ancient historians and classical archaeologists will find this book of value to them. Thanks once again, MoT.

In his prologue summarizes the content and purpose of his work: Nate Anderson added it Jan 04, Apesas appears in the background p. I’ve been looking forward to reading this book since I got back from Greece back in March.