Space in the Roman World

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Richard Talbert, Kai Brodersen (Eds.)

Its Perception and Presentation

ISBN 978-3-8258-7419-2
Band-Nr. 5
Jahr 2004
Seiten 160
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Antike Kultur und Geschichte

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-7419-2 Kategorien: ,


How was space perceived and presented in the Roman world? While it is
tempting to assume that any modern historical atlas, with its maps of
„the world as the Romans saw it“, gives a sufficient answer to these
questions, recent research has suggested that the issue is more complex
than this. To follow up such questions in more detail, the five original
contributions to this volume, by leading experts from Britain, Germany,
the United States, and Switzerland, discuss the tradition of scientific
geography, Roman itinerary literature, and the Tabula