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Sidestone e-library: Classical World and Romans

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Strategies of Remembering in Greece under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)

Edited by Tamara M. Dijkstra, Inger N.I. Kuin, Muriel Moser & David Weidgenannt | 2017

At the beginning of the first century BC Athens was an independent city bound to Rome through a friendship alliance. By the end of the first century AD the city had been incorporated into the Roman province of Achaea. Along...

Engraved Gems

From antiquity to the present

Edited by Ben van den Bercken & Vivian Baan | 2017

Many are no larger than a fingertip. They are engraved with symbols, magic spells and images of gods, animals and emperors. These stones were used...


Edited by Hans Kamermans & Corrie Bakels | 2017

This is second volume called Exerpta Archaeologica Leidensia and again it is a collection of papers written by staff members of the Faculty of Archaeology. It gives a good overview in time and space of the kind of research the...

The Canino Connections

The history and restoration of ancient Greek vases from the excavations of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino (1775-1840)

Edited by Ruurd Binnert Halbertsma | 2017

Starting in the year 1828, Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino, unearthed more than 2000 Greek vases on his estate near the ancient Etruscan town of...

Nineveh, the Great City

Symbol of Beauty and Power

Edited by Lucas P. Petit, & Daniele Morandi Bonacossi | 2017

Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it...

European Archaeology: Identities & Migrations

Archéologie européenne: Identités & Migrations

Edited by Laurence Manolakakis, Nathan Schlanger, Anick Coudart | 2017

As it appears in diverse guises – and notably as a founding narrative – the past is at the core of every functioning human society....

The Roman Villa at Maasbracht

The archaeology and history of a Roman settlement on the banks of the river Meuse (Province of Limburg, The Netherlands)

Edited by W.K. Vos, Corrie Bakels & T.A. Goossens | 2017

In the Dutch archaeological community, the Roman Villa of Maasbracht has become famous for the beautiful remains of murals that have survived to this day....

Au fil de l’os

Économie et société chez les Rèmes et les Suessions par le prisme de l’archéozoologie

Pierre-Emmanuel Paris | 2016

Dans les Commentaires de la guerre des Gaules de César, le terme d’”oppidum” – qui désigne dans ces écrits toute forme d’agglomération fortifiée – est...

Rome aan de Noordzee

Burgers en barbaren te Velsen

Arjen V.A.J. Bosman | 2016

2000 jaar geleden waren het roerige tijden in Nederland. De zuidelijke Nederlanden waren nog maar enkele tientallen jaren geleden veroverd door de Romeinen toen ze...


Crossing borders and connecting people in archaeological heritage management. Essays in honour of prof. Willem J.H. Willems

Edited by Monique H. van den Dries, Sjoerd J. van der Linde & Amy Strecker | 2015

‘Fernweh’ is a collection of essays on archaeological heritage management issues dedicated to Professor dr. Willem J.H. Willems.
Willem Willems (1950-2014) was one of...

Carthage. Fact and Myth

Edited by Roald Docter, Ridha Boussoffara & Pieter ter Keurs | 2015

Carthage is mainly known as the city that was utterly destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC. This book tells the story about this fascinating city, which for centuries was the centre of a far-flung trade network in the Mediterranean....

Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 45

Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2015

This volume is a collection of papers written by staff members of the Faculty of Archaeology and presents a good overview in time and space of the kind of research the Institute in Leiden is doing. The time periods vary...

Tying the Threads of Eurasia

Trans-regional Routes and Material Flows in Transcaucasia, eastern Anatolia and western Central Asia, c.3000-1500BC

Toby C. Wilkinson | 2014

The famous ‘Silk Roads’ have long evoked a romantic picture of travel through colourful civilizations that connected the western and eastern poles of Eurasia, facilitating...

Ritual Failure

Archaeological Perspectives

Edited by Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri & Jeff Sanders | 2013

‘Ritual Failure’ is a new concept in archaeology adopted from the discipline of anthropology. Resilient religious systems disappearing, strict believers and faithful practitioners not performing...

Domus Augustana

Investigating the ‘Sunken Peristyle’ on the Palatine Hill / Neue Forschungen zum ‘Versenkten Peristyl’ auf dem Palatin

Natascha Sojc | 2013

Neue Forschungen zum ‘Versenkten Peristyl’ auf dem Palatin
Von 2005 bis 2010 untersuchte ein internationales Forscherteam einen zentralen Bereich der römischen Kaiserpaläste auf dem...

Het handgevormde aardewerk uit de ijzertijd en de Romeinse tijd van Oss-Ussen

Studies naar typochronologie, technologie en herkomst

Peter van den Broeke | 2012

De vaak honderden aardewerkfragmenten die in Oss-Ussen werden aangetroffen in waterputten, kuilen, greppels en huisplattegronden vormden het aangrijpingspunt voor een studie naar het aardewerk uit...

The End Of Our Fifth Decade

Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2012

In 2012 it was 50 years ago that the initial independent core of the Faculty of Archaeology was founded. On the occasion of this 50th anniversary the Board of the Faculty of Archaeology has asked the editors of the Analecta...

Goedereede-Oude Oostdijk

Een havenplaats uit de Romeinse tijd

Jasper de Bruin, Guus Besuijen, Hans Siemons & Jeroen van Zoolingen | 2012

Even ten noorden van Goedereede, in de Oude Oostdijkpolder, bevond zich in de Romeinse tijd een nederzettingsterrein. Hier vonden in de jaren ’50 en ’80...

Cadastres, Misconceptions & Northern Gaul

A case study from the Belgian Hesbaye region

Rick Bonnie | 2009

A Roman cadastre is a particular form of land allotment which looks like a chequerboard. It was implemented by the Romans in regions throughout the...


A Study of the Roman Settlement at Aardenburg and its Metal Finds

Guus Besuijen | 2008

Beneath the surface of Aardenburg, a small town in the south-western part of the Netherlands, lie the remains of a Roman settlement that is presumed...

Native Neighbours

Local settlement system and social structure in the roman period at Oss (the Netherlands)

Dieke A. Wesseling | 2000

Since the Bronze Age, and possibly even before that, people occupied the area around Oss. They built timber farmhouses, worked fields, herded cattle, and buried...

Wetland Farming in the area to the south of the Meuse estuary during the Iron age and Roman period

An environmental and palaeo-economic reconstruction

Otto Brinkkemper | 1991

This volume presents a reconstruction of the habitation and rural economy in an area south of the Meuse estuary during the Pre-Roman Iron Age and...

Debating Religious Space and Place in the Early Medieval World (c. AD 300-1000)

Edited by Chantal Bielmann and Brittany Thomas | Forthcoming

Religious spaces are often some of the most debated, contested, or otherwise scrutinized in the early medieval world. That space and place were important to people in the past is evident in their architecture, artwork, literature, and in their cemeteries...

Seafaring and Seafarers in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean

A. Bernard Knapp | Forthcoming

Seafaring is a mode of travel, a way to traverse maritime space that enables not only the transport of goods and materials but also of people and ideas — communicating and sharing knowledge across the sea and between different lands....

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