Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Coinage and identity in the Roman Provinces / edited by Christopher Howgego, Volker Heuchert, [and] Andrew Burnett
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xv, 228 pages, 32 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents Coinage and identity in the Roman provinces / Christopher Howgego -- Aspects of identity / George Williamson -- The chronological development of Roman provincial coin iconography / Volker Heuchert -- The cities and their money / Peter Weiss -- Coinage and identity in pre-conquest Britain : 50 BC-AD 50 / Jonathan Williams -- Coinage and identity in the Roman provinces : Spain / Pere P. Ripollès -- Belonging to Rome, 'remaining' Greek : coinage and identity in Roman Macedonia / Sophia Kremydi-Sicilianou -- Religious-cultural identity in Thrace and Moesia inferior / Ulrike Peter -- Local mythologies in the Greek East / Simon Price -- Festivals and games in the cities of the east during the Roman Empire / Dietrich O.A. Klose -- Pergamum as paradigm / Bernhard Weisser -- Information, legitimation, or self-legitimation? : popular and elite designs on the coin types of Syria / Kevin Butcher -- City eras on Palestinian coinage / Alla Kushnir-Stein -- Coinage and identity: the Jewish evidence / Martin Goodman -- The Nome coins of Roman Egypt / Angelo Geissen -- The Roman West and the Roman East / Andrew Burnett
Summary Coins were the most deliberate of all symbols of public communal identities, and this authoritative collection of essays, by a team of leading international scholars, introduces and explores the coinage of the whole Roman world, from Britain to Egypt, from 200 BC to AD 300. - ;Coins were the most deliberate of all symbols of public communal identities, yet the Roman historian will look in vain for any good introduction to, or systematic treatment of, the subject. Sixteen leading international scholars have sought to address this need by producing this authoritative collection of essays, which
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-197) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Coins, Roman -- Rome -- Provinces
Group identity -- Rome -- Provinces
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES -- Coins, Currency & Medals.
Coins, Roman -- Roman provinces
Form Electronic book
Author Howgego, C. J., editor.
Heuchert, Volker, editor.
Burnett, Andrew (Andrew M.), editor.
LC no. 2004020237
ISBN 9780191555947