Building a New Rome: The Roman Colony of Pisidian Antioch (25 BC-300 AD) (BOK)

Unal Demirer

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The essays in this volume bring to bear the latest scholarly and technological trends in archaeological research to shed new light on the site of Pisidian Antioch in west-central Turkey. Drawing on 3-D virtual reality technology as well as archival material from a 1924 University of Michigan expedition to the site, the authors propose new reconstructions of the city's major excavated monuments. They also evaluate these monuments in relation to the social and political imperatives of Pisidian Antioch's hybrid culture - one that overlaid a Roman imperial colony on a Hellenistic Greek city in an Anatolian region long inhabited by Phrygians and Pisidians. The study of Pisidian Antioch is thus seen in the context of recent scholarship on Rome's colonial project in the eastern empire. An accompanying DVD presents a fly-over of the virtual city created to aid in the authors' research.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Unal Demirer
Forlag
BERTRAMS
ISBN 9780974187341
Antall sider 220 Dimensjoner 21,3cm x 27,7cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 907 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Diana Y. Ng, Elaine K. Gazda Emner og form Classical Greek & Roman archaeology