By Alison E. Cooley

A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the influence of Rome in all its forms—political, cultural, social, and economic—upon Italy’s quite a few areas, in addition to the level to which unification happened as Rome turned the capital of Italy.

  • The assortment provides new archaeological information with regards to the websites of Roman Italy
  • Contributions speak about new theories of the way to appreciate cultural swap within the Italian peninsula
  • Combines targeted case-studies of specific websites with wider-ranging thematic chapters
  • Leading participants not just make obtainable the newest paintings on Roman Italy, but additionally provide clean perception on lengthy status debates

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11 Pietrabbondante theater, cavea seating with carved griffin. Photograph: Elena Isayev. 12 Pietrabbondante theater, telamon supporting the parodos retaining wall. Photograph: Elena Isayev. point that we see the disappearance of funerary evidence and a shift of wealth investment from individual burials to the communal sphere. The resulting products of this new use of resources were such gems as the Pietrabbondante theater complex. It may not be the most impressive in its size but it is in the attention to detail in its architecture and positioning.

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