A Companion to Roman Italy
A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms-political, cultural, social, and economic-upon Italy's various regions, as well as the extent to which unification occurred as Rome became the capital of Italy.
The collection presents new archaeological data relating to the sites of Roman Italy
Contributions discuss new theories of how to understand cultural change in the Italian peninsula
Combines detailed case-studies of particular sites with wider-ranging thematic chapters
Leading contributors not only make accessible the most recent work on Roman Italy, but also offer fresh insight on long standing debates
Alison E. Cooley is Professor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick, UK. Her publications include Res Gestae divi Augusti (2009), The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy (2012), and Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook (2014).
A Companion to Roman Italy
List of Illustrations
Fig. 1.1 Map of Italy with sites cited in the text (modern names in italics). Drawing: Antonio Montesanti. Fig. 1.2 Warrior returning home, from Andriulo Necropolis, Tomb 5340, Poseidonia (Paestum). Fourth century BC . Photograph: Elena Isayev. Fig. 1.3 Necropolis of Alfedena. Redrawn by Antonio Montesanti after L. Mariani, 1901. "Aufidena." Monumenti Antichi dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei 10: 225-638, tav.II. Fig. 1.4 Necropolis of Alfedena - Campo Consolino. Redrawn by Antonio Montesanti after F. Parise Badoni and M. Ruggeri Giove, 1981. Alfedena: la necropoli di Campo Consolino . Chieti, fig. 17. Fig. 1.5 Necropolis of Opi - Val Fondillo. Redrawn by Antonio Montesanti after G. Tagliamonte, 1996. I Sanniti. Caudini, Irpini, Pentri, Carricini, Frentani . Milan, fig. 4. Fig. 1.6 Ivory Lion, sixth century BC from Sant'Omobono, side A. Inv. AC 27878, Capitoline Museum, Rome. Photo copyright: Musei Capitolini, Rome. Fig. 1.7 Ivory Lion, from Sant'Omobono, side B. Name inscribed in Etruscan: Araz Silqetenas Spurianas . Inv. AC 27878, Capitoline Museum, Rome. Photo copyright: Musei Capitolini, Rome. Fig. 1.8 Ivory Boar, sixth century BC from a necropolis near ancient Carthage, side B. Drawing: Antonio Montesanti after E. Peruzzi, 1970. Origini di Roma: La. Famiglia , vol. 1, Florence: Valmartina, tav. I. Fig. 1.9 Ivory Boar, from a necropolis near ancient Carthage. Close up of inscription on side B, inscribed in Etruscan: Mi puinel karthazie els q[---]na (I (am) Puinel from Carthage...). Drawing: Antonio Montesanti after E. Peruzzi, 1970. Origini di Roma: La Famiglia , vol. 1, Florence: Valmartina, tav. II. Fig. 1.10 Sanctuary at Pietrabbondante, view from the theater to the valley. Photograph: Elena Isayev. Fig. 1.11 Pietrabbondante theater, cavea seating with carved griffin. Photograph: Elena Isayev. Fig. 1.12 Pietrabbondante theater, telamon supporting the parodos retaining wall. Photograph: Elena Isayev. Fig. 2.1 Roman and Latin colonies in central/southern Italy down to 263 BC. Drawing: Rafael Scopacasa, adapted from Cornell, 1989. Fig. 2.2 Roman expansion in central and southern Italy. Drawing: Rafael Scopacasa, adapted from Cornell, 1989. Fig. 2.3 Eastern sector of Beneventum, showing Roman wall surrounding pre-colonial arx , pre-colonial find spots, and colonial find spots. Drawing: Rafael Scopacasa, adapted from Giampaola, 2000. Fig. 3.1 Map of Italy and the Greek East. Drawing: Christopher Ratté. Fig. 3.2 Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia, Praeneste. Redrawn by Christopher Ratté from F. Fasolo and G. Gullini, Il Santuario di Fortuna Primigenia a Palestrina (Istituto di archeologia, Università di Roma: Rome, 1953): vol. 2, plate 3. Fig. 5.1 Denarius of 70 BC with Roma and Italia shaking hands. Courtesy of Prof. C. Howgego & the Trustees of the Ashmolean Museum. Fig. 6.1 Schem