Roof-tiles and tile-roofs at Poggio Civitate (Murlo)

Now available for purchase at Amazon.com, Amazon.de, Bokus.com, Adlibris.com and Bokorder.se Roof-tiles and tile-roofs at Poggio Civitate (Murlo). The emergence of Central Italic tile industry By Örjan Wikander, with contributions by Fredrik Tobin This book has various aims: presenting and discussing the roof-tiles discovered at Poggio Civitate, trying to reconstruct the many roofs they once covered, and outlining the general development of roof-tiles and tiled roofs in Central Italy during the period from c. 650 to 200 BC. Moreover, it also brings the author’s earlier studies of skylight-tiles and Archaic simas up to date. Five chapters present typological features of separate tile categories (Ch. I), distribution of terracottas (including the decorative ones) on various roofs (Ch. II), technical issues concerning the production of tiles, their placement on roofs and the collapse of these roofs (Ch. III), plastic and painted decoration (Ch. IV), and the conclusions that can be drawn concerning the chronology of the Poggio Civitate roofs together with a sketch of the introduction and early diffusion of tiled roofs in Central Italy (Ch. V). In one of the appendices letters and signs found on more than three hundred Poggio Civitate tiles are presented and discussed in detail. Bibliographical information…

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Opuscula 7 is now available for purchase and free download at Bokorder.se. Also available at Amazon.com, Amazon.de, Bokus.com and Adlibris.com. Books reviewed in Opuscula 7 (2014) Kristian Göransson | G. Ceserani, Italy’s lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the making of modern archaeology, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012. 352 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-974427-5 & J. Arthurs, Excavating modernity: The Roman past in Fascist Italy, Ithaca & London: Cornell University  Press 2012. 232 pp. ISBN 978-0-8014-4998-7. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-07-14 Örjan Wikander | R. Spain, The power and performance of Roman watermills. Hydro-mechanical analysis of vertical-wheeled watermills (BAR-IS, 1786). Oxford: Archaeopress 2008, xiv + 107 pp. ISBN 978-1-4073-0217-1. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-07-15 Gullög Nordquist | T.F. Tartaron, Maritime networks in the Mycenaean world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013. ISBN 978-1-107-00298-2. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-07-16 Julia Habetzeder | Kunst von unten? Stil und Gesellschaft in der antiken Welt von der »arte plebea« bis heute (Palilia, 27), eds. F. de Angelis, J.-A. Dickmann, F. Pirson and R. von den Hoff, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Rom. Wiesbaden 2012. 184 pp. ISBN 978-3-89500-915-0. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-07-17 P.J. Rhodes | C.H. Lyttkens, Economic analysis of institutional change in Ancient Greece: Politics, taxation and rational behaviour (Routledge Explorations in Economic History, 58), London & New York: Routledge 2013. xiii + 188…

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Opuscula 6 is now available for purchase and free download at Bokorder.se. Also available at Amazon.com, Amazon.de, Bokus.com and Adlibris.com. Books reviewed in Opuscula 6 (2013) Jesper Blid | Building a new Rome: The imperial colony of Pisidian Antioch (25 BC–AD 700), eds. E.K. Gazda & D. Y. Ng, in collaboration with Ü. Demirer, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2011. 219 pp., 168 ills. +1 video disc. ISBN 978-0-9741873-4-1. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-06-11 Anton Bonnier | E. Farinetti, Boeotian Landscapes. A GIS-based study for the reconstruction and interpretation of the archaeological datasets of ancient Boeotia (BAR-IS, 2195), Oxford: Archaeopress 2011. xiv + 425 pp. + 1 CD. ISBN 978-1-4073-0750-3. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-06-12 Maja Kramer | G. López Monteagudo, M.L. Neira Jiménez, ‘Mosaico’, in Arte Romano de la Bética. Mosaico. Pintura. Manufacturas, ed. P. León, Sevilla: Focus-Abengoa 2010. 381 pp., 482 ills. ISBN 978-84-89895-27-0. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-06-13 Gullög Nordquist | Mesohelladika. La Grèce continentale au Bronze Moyen. Actes du colloque international organisé par l’École française d’Athènes, en collaboration avec l’American School of Classical Studies at Athens et le Netherlands Institute in Athens, Athènes, 8–12 mars 2006 (BCH Suppl., 52), eds. A. Philippa-Touchais, G. Touchais, S. Voutsaki & J. Wright, Athens 2010. 1046 pp. ISBN 978-2-86958-210-1. http://doi.org/10.30549/opathrom-06-14 Vassilis P. Petrakis |…

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Opuscula Romana 30 (2005)
Opuscula Romana / 2005-12-01

Distributed by Astrom editions. Contents Anne-Marie Leander Touati | The Piranesi marbles from Rome to Stockholm. An introduction to research in progress (pp. 7–29) Raffaela Bosso | Osservazioni sull’attività della bottega Piranesi tra Giovanni Battista e Frencesco: il caso esemplare del gruppo di candelabri con trampolieri (pp. 31–62) Dietrich Boschung & Glenys Davies | Arae Passieniorum (pp. 63–72) G.F. Guidi, C. Giardino & G. Trojsi | L’insediamento etrusco di San Giovenale (Blera, Vitterbo). Caratterizzazione chimico-fisica dei residui delle attività produttive (pp. 73–84) Kristina Jonsson | Intra mural graves in Rome. Social dimensions in early medieval burial practices (pp. 85–95) Monica Nilsson & Mark Robinson | Remains of prehistoric habitation beneath Pompeii V 1,13 (pp. 97–103) Bengt E. Thomasson | Laterculi praesidium. Addendorum series quarta (pp. 105–122) Book reviews Örjan Wikander | L. Ambrosini, Thymiateria etruschi in bronzo di età tardo classica, alto e medio ellenistica (pp. 123–131) Izabella Donkow | B. Burell, Neokoroi: Greek cities and Roman emperors (pp. 132–133) Bibliographical information Opuscula Romana. Annual of the Swedish Institute in Rome (OpRom) 30, Stockholm 2006. ISSN: 0471-7309. ISBN: 91-7042-173-0. Softcover, 133 pages.

Opuscula Romana 28 (2003)
Opuscula Romana / 2003-12-01

Distributed by Astrom editions. Anne-Marie Leander Touati | Prologue to the Ninth Boëthius Lecture celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Swedish Institute in Rome (pp. 7-8) Antonio Manfredi | San Lorenzo in Lucina, Jean Le Jeune, Jean Jouffroy and the search for manuscripts in France during the papacy of Nicholas V (1447-1451) with a note by Maria Elena Bertoldi (pp. 9-34) Janne P. Ikäheimo | The ploughsoil assemblage of Zone 4a at Ficana (Monte Cugno) (pp. 35-45) Charlotte Scheffer | Dangerous driving: an Etruscan motif against the Greek and Roman background (pp. 47-72) Margareta Strandberg Olofsson | Four imported transport Amphorae from Acquarossa (pp. 73-83) Book reviews David Ridgway | J.R. Brandt & L. Karlsson (eds.), From huts to houses. Transformations of ancient societies. Proceedings of an International Seminar organized by the Norwegian and Swedish Institutes in Rome, 21-24 September 1997 (pp. 85-88) Örjan Wikander | B. Ginge, Excavations at Satricum (Borgo Le Ferriere 1907-1910: Northwest necropolis. Southwestsanctuary and Acropolis (pp. 88-89) Örjan Wikander | A.-M.Romeuf & J. Romeuf, Le quartier artisanal gallo-romain des Martres-de-Veyre (Puy-de-Dôme) (pp. 89-90) Monika Aszalos | S.J. Harrison (ed.), Texts, ideas, and the classics. Scholarship, theory, and classical literature (pp. 90-93) Marianne Wifstrand Schiebe |…

Opuscula Romana 25-26 (2000-2001)
Opuscula Romana / 2001-12-01

Distributed by Astrom Editions. Contents Suzanne Dixon | How do you count them if they’re not there? New perspectives on Roman cloth production (pp. 7-17) Dominic Ingemark | Literacy in Roman Britain: the epigraphical evidence (pp. 19-30) Viktoria Laeben-Rosén | The importance of patricians as symbolic carriers of tradition in late-Antonine and Severan society (pp 31-44) Peter Liljenstolpe | Rustication and decor in Roman architecture: their reflection in the architecture of the 16th century with special attention to their use in the classical orders (pp. 45-72) Eva Minten | Roman children and their pets: a socio-iconographical survey (pp. 73-77) Mia-Maria Salomonsson | Roman legates in the Republic (pp. 79-88) Martin Söderlind | Romanization and the use of votive offerings in the eastern Ager Vulcentis (pp. 89-102) Örjan Wikander | Senators and equites VIII. The cognomina of new men in the Late Republic (pp. 103-108) Ingela M.B. Wiman & Sten Ekman | Man and nature in Etruria: natural resources management in the Massetano area (Tuscany, Italy) (pp. 109-124) Book reviews Ingela M.B. Wiman | L. Bonfante, Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum: USA 3. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (pp. 125-128) Martin Söderlind | J.W. Bouma, Religio Votiva: the archaeology of Latial votive…

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