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Title Human landscapes in classical antiquity : environment and culture / edited by Graham Shipley and John Salmon
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 1996
©1996

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 344 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Leicester-Nottingham studies in ancient society ; v. 6
Leicester-Nottingham studies in ancient society ; v. 6.
Contents Ancient history and landscape histories / Graham Shipley -- Ecology and pseudo-ecology / Oliver Rackham -- Feeling the earth move / Lin Foxhall -- Uses of the uncultivated landscape in modern Greece / Hamish Forbes -- Countryside in classical Greek drama, and isolated farms in dramatic landscapes / Jim Roy -- Ancient hunting / Robin Lane Fox -- Where was the wilderness in Roman times / Catherine Delano Smith -- Rome and the management of water / Nicholas Purcell -- First fruit? / David J. Mattingly -- Barren fields? / Neil Christie -- Nature and views of her landscapes in Pliny the elder / Mary Beagon -- Cosmic sympathies / Gillian Clark
Summary Examines whether today's environmental concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world and how their perceptions affected society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Ecology -- Greece -- History
Ecology -- Rome -- History
Human ecology -- Greece -- History
Human ecology -- Rome -- History
Landscapes -- Greece -- History
Landscapes -- Rome -- History
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography.
Civilization
Ecology
Human ecology
Landscapes
Landschappen.
Klassieke oudheid.
Greece -- Civilization.
Rome -- Civilization.
Greece
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form Electronic books
History
Form Electronic book
Author Shipley, Graham, editor.
Salmon, John, 1942- editor.
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