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Oppian's "Halieutica": Charting a Didactic Epic (2020)
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KNEEBONE, E. (2020). Oppian's "Halieutica": Charting a Didactic Epic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108892728

Oppian's Halieutica is a dazzling five-book Greek didactic poem about the sea and its wily, chaotic inhabitants. This book offers the first sustained reading of the poem as a didactic epic that meditates on the place of human beings within the cosmos... Read More about Oppian's "Halieutica": Charting a Didactic Epic.

L’età del Rame in Liguria (2020)
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Maggi, R., & Pearce, M. (in press). L’età del Rame in Liguria. Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche,

There is very little archaeological evidence for Copper Age material culture in Liguria. The paper begins with a review of our knowledge of: lithics, beads, pottery, copper artefacts and statue-stele. Close relations are indicated with Provence and n... Read More about L’età del Rame in Liguria.

Liguria: aperture e chiusure di un’isola fra due pianure (2020)
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Maggi, R., Binder, D., Panelli, C., Gabriele, M., Pearce, M., Rossi, S., & Rowley-Conwy, P. (2020). Liguria: aperture e chiusure di un’isola fra due pianure. Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche, 70(S1), 83-97

This paper discusses Neolithic and Copper Age Liguria, Braudel’s ‘island’, a mountain chain situated between the Mediterranean and the Po plain. The Neolithic colonisation of western Liguria and the Mediterranean coasts of France happened a short ti... Read More about Liguria: aperture e chiusure di un’isola fra due pianure.

La miniera di Monte Loreto dal Neolitico all’alto Medioevo (2020)
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Campana, N., Maggi, R., & Pearce, M. (in press). La miniera di Monte Loreto dal Neolitico all’alto Medioevo. Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche,

This paper discusses prehistoric copper mining at Monte Loreto. Work between 1996 and 2004 by the then Archaeological Superintendency of Liguria and Dept of Archaeology, University of Nottingham (UK), had two main aims: 1) in collaboration with the... Read More about La miniera di Monte Loreto dal Neolitico all’alto Medioevo.

Houses and Society in Norwich, 1350-1660: Urban Buildings in an Age of Transition (2020)
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King, C. (2020). Houses and Society in Norwich, 1350-1660: Urban Buildings in an Age of Transition. Boydell and Brewer. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv105bbb4

Norwich was second only to London in size and economic significance from the late Middle Ages through to the mid-seventeenth century. This book brings together, for the first time, the rich archaeological evidence for urban households and domestic li... Read More about Houses and Society in Norwich, 1350-1660: Urban Buildings in an Age of Transition.

The Impact of a Six‐Year Climate Anomaly on the “Spanish Flu” Pandemic and WWI (2020)
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More, A. F., Loveluck, C. P., Clifford, H., Handley, M. J., Korotkikh, E. V., Kurbatov, A. V., …Mayewski, P. A. (2020). The Impact of a Six‐Year Climate Anomaly on the “Spanish Flu” Pandemic and WWI. GeoHealth, 4(9), https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GH000277

The H1N1 “Spanish influenza” pandemic of 1918–1919 caused the highest known number of deaths recorded for a single pandemic in human history. Several theories have been offered to explain the virulence and spread of the disease, but the environmental... Read More about The Impact of a Six‐Year Climate Anomaly on the “Spanish Flu” Pandemic and WWI.

The Tabula Lugdunensis: A Critical Edition with Translation and Commentary (2020)
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MALLOCH, S. (2020). The Tabula Lugdunensis: A Critical Edition with Translation and Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108682091

Unearthed in 1528 at Lyon, the Tabula Lugdunensis preserves the longest speech of a Roman emperor to survive in epigraphic form. In AD 48 Claudius addressed the senate to press a petition by elites of north-western Gaul to hold senatorial rank and of... Read More about The Tabula Lugdunensis: A Critical Edition with Translation and Commentary.

Aurelius Victor And The Ending Of Sallust's Jugurtha (2020)
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WOUDHUYSEN, G., & Stover, J. (2020). Aurelius Victor And The Ending Of Sallust's Jugurtha. Hermathena, 93-134

Abstract: In his De Caesaribus, the historian Aurelius Victor drew a comparison between the emperor Diocletian and the Republican general and consul Marius: two ambitious individuals from humble backgrounds who had dressed in an excessively extravaga... Read More about Aurelius Victor And The Ending Of Sallust's Jugurtha.