A Companion to the City of Rome presents a series of original essays from top experts that offer an authoritative and up-to-date overview of current research on the development of the city of Rome from its origins until circa AD 600.
Offers a unique interdisciplinary, closely focused thematic approach and wide chronological scope making it an indispensible reference work on ancient RomeIncludes several new developments on areas of research that are available in English for the first timeNewly commissioned essays written by experts in a variety of related fieldsOriginal and up-to-date readings pertaining to the city of Rome on a wide variety of topics including Rome s urban landscape, population, economy, civic life, and key events
Amanda Claridge is emeritus Professor of Roman Archaeology at Royal Holloway University of London. Her recent publications include Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (2010) and (with Ingo Herklotz) Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo: Classical manuscript illustrations (2012). Claire Holleran is Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Exeter. She is co-editor of the upcoming Demography and the Graeco-Roman World (with April Pudsey, 2011) and author of Shopping in Ancient Rome: the Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate (2012).