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Portus in its Mediterranean context

Keay, Simon (2016) Portus in its Mediterranean context In, Höghammar, Kerstin (eds.) Ancient Ports : The Geography of Connections: Proceedings of an International Conference at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University, 23-15 September 2010. pp. 291-322. (Boreas. Uppsala Studies in Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations, 34).

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Abstract

This paper is a first tentative step in the relationship between Roman Mediterranean ports. In particular, it draws together evidence from the ports of Rome and two provincial ports. Hispalis (Seville) and Lepcis Magna were chosen for preliminary analysis since they were especially important to Rome as sources of large quantities of olive oil during the 2nd century AD. Attention is drawn to better understanding what current evidence for the improvement of infrastructure at the ports of Rome and in the provinces can tell us about (1) the increased commercial capacity of ports in the Mediterranean, (2) the degree of coordinated planning by the state, (3) the volume of shipping passing between ports, and (4) economic integration across the Mediterranean.

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Accepted/In Press date: 31 March 2016
Published date: 2016
Organisations: Archaeology

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Local EPrints ID: 393074
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/393074
ISSN: 0346-6442
PURE UUID: eb1eb241-17bb-407c-89a8-9182494b1f82

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Date deposited: 20 Apr 2016 13:51
Last modified: 11 Sep 2017 16:31

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Author: Simon Keay
Editor: Kerstin Höghammar

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