The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organization, Investment, by Alan Bowman, Andrew Wilson (eds.)

By Alan Bowman, Andrew Wilson (eds.)

This quantity is a suite of stories which offers new analyses of the character and scale of Roman agriculture within the Mediterranean international from c. a hundred BC to advert 350. It presents a transparent realizing of the basic positive aspects of Roman agricultural creation via learning the documentary and archaeological facts for the modes of land exploitation and the association, improvement of, and funding during this zone of the Roman economic system.

Moving considerably past the easy assumption that agriculture was once the dominant area of the traditional economic climate, the quantity explores what was once distinctive and certain approximately it, specifically with a view of its improvement and integration in the course of a interval of growth and prosperity around the empire. The papers exemplify quite a number attainable ways to learning and, inside limits, quantifying elements of Roman agricultural construction, marshalling a wide volume of facts, mainly archaeological and papyrological, to handle very important questions of the association and function of this zone within the Roman world.

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The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organization, Investment, and Production, 1st Edition

This quantity is a suite of experiences which offers new analyses of the character and scale of Roman agriculture within the Mediterranean global from c. a hundred BC to advert 350. It offers a transparent figuring out of the basic good points of Roman agricultural construction via learning the documentary and archaeological facts for the modes of land exploitation and the association, improvement of, and funding during this region of the Roman financial system.

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52 ILS 986. 53 Meat: King (1999). Fish: Marzano and Brizzi (2009). 54 Olive oil: Mattingly (1985, 1988a, 1988b, 1994, 1996); Mattingly and Hitchner (1991, 1993); Hitchner (1993, 1995); Brun (2003b, 2004). Wine: Tchernia (1983, 2006); Panella and Tchernia (1994); Brun (2003a, 2003b, 2004); Banaji (2002) for late antique Egypt. 51 Introduction: Quantifying Roman Agriculture 17 be amenable to this kind of treatment). However, for many regions the methods of approach to different bodies of evidence and the aspects of the agricultural economy that they illuminate are different.

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