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Ostia in Late Antiquity


Ostia Antica was Rome's ancient harbor. Its houses and apartments, taverns and baths, warehouses, shops and temples have long contributed to a picture of daily life in ancient Rome. Recent investigations have revealed, however, that life in Ostia did not end with a bang but with a whimper. Only on the cusp of the Middle Ages did the town's residents entrench themselves in a smaller settlement outside the walls. What can this new evidence tell us about life in the later Roman Empire, as society navigated an increasingly ...

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Ostia in Late Antiquity
2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781316601532

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Ostia in Late Antiquity
2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107024014


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