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Title Objects in context, objects in use : material spatiality in late antiquity / edited by Luke Lavan, Ellen Swift and Toon Putzeys ; with the assistance of Adam Gutteridge
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 741 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Late antique archaeology, 1570-6893 ; v. 5
Late antique archaeology ; v. 5. 1570-6893
Contents Material spatiality in Late Antiquity: sources, approaches, and field methods -- Material spatiality in Late Antiquity: an introduction to the bibliography -- Domestic space in Late Antiquity -- Productive space in Late Antiquity -- Commercial space in Late Antiquity -- Political space in Late Antiquity -- Religious space in Late Antiquity -- Contextual analysis at Sagalassos -- Households at Pella, Jordan: domestic destruction deposits of the Mid-8th c. -- Keeping the demons out of the house: the archeology of apotropaic strategy and practice in Late Antique Butrint and Antigoneia -- The archeology of Late Antiquie dining habits in the Eastern Mediterranean: a preliminary study of the evidence -- The Modena Well-hoards: rural domestic artefact assemblages in Late Antiquity -- Decorated vessels: the function of decoration in Late Antiquity -- Shopping, eating and drinking at Dura Europos: reconstructing contexts -- The shops of Scythopolis in context -- An unusual structure on the Lycian Acropolis at Xanthos -- Defining personal space: dress and accessories in Late Antiquity -- The impossible art of dressing to please: Jerome and the rhetoric of dress -- Objects in churches: the testimony of inventories -- Furniture, fixtures, and fittings in churches: archaeological evidence from Palestine (4th-8th c.) and the role of the Diakonikon -- Storing in the church: artefacts in Room I of the Petra Church -- Ordinary objects in Christian healing sanctuaries -- Soldiers and spaces: daily life in Late Roman forts -- Interpreting finds in context: Nicopolis and Dichin revisited -- Grappling with the granary: context issues at Dichin
Summary This book promotes the study of material spatiality in late antiquity: not just the study of buildings, but of the people, dress and objects used within them, drawing on all available source material
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Architecture, Ancient -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- Congresses.
Cities and towns, Ancient -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- Congresses.
Dwellings -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- Congresses.
Housing -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- Congresses.
Mediterranean Region -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 476 -- Congresses.
Mediterranean Region -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lavan, Luke.
Putzeys, Toon.
Swift, Ellen.
ISBN 904743305X (electronic bk.)
9789047433057 (electronic bk.)