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Archaeology at La IsabelaAmerica's First European Town

Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents detailed technical documentation of the authors' ten-year archaeological excavation of La Isabela, America's first colony. The artifacts and material remains of the town offer rich ... More

At Empire's EdgeExploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

At Empire's Edge: Exploring Rome`s Egyptian Frontier

Robert B. Jackson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088564
eISBN:
9780300129519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book examines the history of the most important sites that constitute Rome's Egyptian frontier, and provides a summary of what is currently known or theorized about the Roman occupation of these ... More

Caesar's DruidsStory of an Ancient Priesthood

Caesar's Druids: Story of an Ancient Priesthood

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124422
eISBN:
9780300165883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ancient chroniclers, including Julius Caesar himself, made the Druids and their sacred rituals infamous throughout the Western world. This book shows the Druids' day-to-day lives, which were far less ... More

Constantine and Rome

Constantine and Rome

R. Ross Holloway

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100433
eISBN:
9780300129717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100433.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Constantine the Great (285–337) played a crucial role in mediating between the pagan, imperial past of the city of Rome, which he conquered in 312, and its future as a Christian capital. This book ... More

Democracy's BeginningThe Athenian Story

Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Thomas N. Mitchell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. This book tells the ... More

Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Nicholas Cahill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084955
eISBN:
9780300133004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explains the relationships between house and city, between household and community, as they were worked out in practice at Olynthus in northern Greece. This polis was occupied for a short ... More

In Pursuit of Ancient PastsA History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Stephen L. Dyson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The stories behind the acquisition of ancient antiquities are often as important as those that tell of their creation. This book provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of ... More

The Journey of TheophanesTravel, Business, and Daily Life in the Roman East

The Journey of Theophanes: Travel, Business, and Daily Life in the Roman East

John Matthews

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108989
eISBN:
9780300135244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108989.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the early fourth century, a lawyer and public figure from the Nile valley city of Hermopolis made a six-month business related journey to Antioch. The day-to-day details are preserved on papyrus ... More

The Lost World of Byzantium

The Lost World of Byzantium

Jonathan Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300178579
eISBN:
9780300216097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

For more than a millennium, the Byzantine Empire presided over the juncture between East and West, as well as the transition from the classical to the modern world. This book eschews the usual ... More

The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

Guy Maclean Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178630
eISBN:
9780300182705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178630.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Artemis of Ephesos was one of the most widely worshiped deities of the Greco-Roman world. Her temple, the Artemision, was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and for more than half a ... More

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