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City of Rome - Bibliography

This bibliography is partly thematic with subject headings referring to key themes rather than necessarily the lecture titles. These themes will be referred to in the suggested reading for essay titles.

Note that the following is not exhaustive of books in the Library. The most commonly used works are in SRC.

At the end of this bibliography is a list of works kept in the City of Rome box in the Classics Office. These are marked with ** in the bibliography.

STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR PURCHASE ** (good to read before the course starts in the summer holidays)

A. Claridge (1998), Rome: an Archaeological Guide. Oxford University Press: Oxford. [DG 65.C5]
J. Coulston and H. Dodge (2000), Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City. Oxford University Committee for Archaeology: Oxford. [DG 65.A6]
A. Kamm and A. Graham (2015, 3rd ed.), The Romans: An Introduction. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge (Third fundamentally revised edition) [DG231.K23]

OTHER GENERAL WORKS

J.E. Stambaugh (1988), The Ancient Roman City. John Hopkins: Baltimore.
E.M. Steinby (1992-2000), Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae vols. I-V. (Quasar: Roma) - for looking up specific monuments or sites in the city; entries in several languages.
E. Nash (1968), A Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Rome. Thames and Hudson: London.
S. Platner and T. Ashby (1929) A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome. (OUP: London) – also available online – see links.
L. Richardson, Jnr (1992) A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore London. [DG 63.R4]
C. Edwards & G. Woolf, ed. (2003), Rome the Cosmopolis (Cambridge: CUP) [DG 63.R6]
N. Purcell (1992) ‘The city of Rome’, in R. Jenkyns (ed.), The Legacy of Rome, 421-453

A. Macadam (1994), Blue Guide. Rome and Environs (5th edn, London)
D. Dudley (1967), Urbs Roma. A Sourcebook of Classical Texts on the City and its Monuments (London) [DG 68.D8]
F. Sear (1998 - earlier editions also available) Roman Architecture, Batsford: London. [NA 310.S3]
E. Gowers (1995), ‘The Anatomy of Rome from Capitol to Cloaca’, Journal of Roman Studies 85, 23-32. [Arts periodical]



* These lists are thematic, relevant lectures & seminars are listed after the theme titles.

ORIGINS OF ROME (Lecture 1)

A. Alföldi (1965), Early Rome and the Latins (Ann Arbor) [DG 231.A5]
R. Bloch (1958), Les Origines de Rome 3 (Paris) – also available in English translation by M. Shenfield (1960)
T.J. Cornell (1995), The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c. 1000-264 BC). Routledge: London.
G. Dumézil (1947), Servius et la fortune (Paris)
G. Forsythe (2005) A Critical History of Early Rome: from prehistory to the First Punic War
M. Fox (1996), Roman Historical Myths. The Regal Period in Augustan Literature (Oxford) [PA 6019.F6]
E. Gabba (1991), Dionysius and the History of Archaic Rome (Berkeley)
R. E. A. Palmer (1970), The Archaic Community of the Romans (Cambridge)
K. Raaflaub, ed. (1986), Social Struggles in Archaic Rome (Berkeley)
R. Ross Holloway (1994), The Archaeology of Early Rome and Latium. Routledge, London.

C.J. Smith, (2007) ‘The religion of archaic Rome’, in J. Rüpke (ed.), A Companion to Roman Religion (Blackwells Companions to the Ancient World), 31ff.
*T.P. Wiseman (1995), Remus. A Roman Myth. CUP: Cambridge. [BL 820.R3]
T.P. Wiseman (1996), ‘What do we know about early Rome?’ in Journal of Roman Archaeology 9, 310-315. [Arts periodical]
T.P. Wiseman (2004) The Myths of Rome [BL 803W.4] 

 

ROME AND HER NEIGHBOURS (Lectures 1&5)

A. Alföldi (1963), Early Rome and the Latins (Ann Arbor) [DG 231.A5]
A. Claridge, ed. (1996), Roman Ostia Revisited (London)
P. Grimal (and G. M. Woloch) (1983), Roman Cities (trans. G. M. Woloch) (Madison, Wi.)
G. Hermansen (1982), Ostia. Aspects of Roman City Life *+
J. Heurgon (1973), The Rise of Rome to 264 B.C. (London) [DG 209.H3]
R. Meiggs (1973), Roman Ostia2 (Oxford)
E.J. Owens (1991), The City in the Greek and Roman World (London)
T.W. Potter (1979), The Changing Landscape of South Etruria (London)
T.W. Potter (1987), Roman Italy (London)
R. Ross Holloway (1994), The Archaeology of Early Rome and Latium. Routledge, London.
E.T. Salmon (1969), Roman Colonisation under the Republic (London)
E. T. Salmon (1982), The Making of Roman Italy (London) [DG 209.S2]
C. Smith (1996), Early Rome and Latium (Oxford) [DG 233.S6]
Soprintendenza archeologia di Ostia (1989), Guide with Reconstructions of Ancient Ostia (Rome)*
J.B. Ward-Perkins (1974), Cities of Ancient Greece and Italy. Planning in Classical Antiquity (New York)*
J.B. Ward-Perkins (1961), Veii. The Historical Topography of the Ancient City (= PBSR 29)

ETRUSCANS (lectures 1-2)

R. Bloch (1958), The Etruscans (London)
M. Grant (1980), The Etruscans (London)
D. Hencken (1968), Tarquinia and Etruscan Origins (London)
J. Heurgon (1964), Daily Life of the Etruscans (London)
**P.J. Holliday (1992), ‘Narrative Structures in the François Tomb’, in P. J. Holliday (ed.), Narrative and Event in Ancient Art (Cambridge) 175-97*
R. Ogilvie (1976), Early Rome and the Etruscans (Hassocks)
M. Pallottino (1991), A History of Earliest Italy (London) [DG 221.P2
D. Randall-MacIver (1927), The Etruscans (Oxford)
D. Randall-MacIver (1928) , Italy Before the Romans (Oxford)
E.H. Richardson (1964), The Etruscans: their Art and Civilisation (Chicago)
H.H. Scullard (1967), The Etruscan Cities and Rome (London) [DG 223.S2]
N. Spivey and S. Stoddart (1990), Etruscan Italy: An Archaeological History (London)*
D. Strong (1968), The Early Etruscans [DG 223.S8]
J. Whatmough (1937), The Foundations of Roman Italy (London)

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ROME (relevant for all lectures & Summer term revision).

P. Bondanella (1987), The Eternal City: Roman Images in the Modern World. University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill. [CB 245.B6]
T. Benton (1995), ‘Rome: Architecture’, in D. Ades, T. Benton, D. Elliot, I. Boyd Whyte (eds.), Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators (London) [N 72.P6]
R. Coates-Stephens (1998) ‘The Walls and Aqueducts of Rome in the Early Middle Ages, A. D. 500-1000’ Journal of Roman Studies 88, 166-178 [Arts periodical]
S. Kostof (1978), ‘The planning of the Piazzale Augusto Imperatore at Rome’ in H. Millon and L. Nochlin, eds. Art and Architecture in the Service of Politics (MIT Press; Cambridge, Massachussetts); pp. 270-325
M. Greenhalgh (1989), The Survival of Roman Antiquities in the Middle Ages (London)
C. Hibbert (2001), Rome: the biography of a city [DG 808.H4]
R. Lanciani (1897), The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome. (Macmillan: London)
R. Lanciani (1924), Ancient and Modern Rome (London) [DG 63.L2]*
P. MacKendrick (1982), The Mute Stones Speak: The Story of Archaeology in Italy. Methuen: London. [DG 77.M2]
C. Moatti (1989), The Search for Ancient Rome. Thames and Hudson: London. [DG 62.M6]
J. Packer (1989), ‘Politics, urbanism and archaeology in Roma Capitale: a troubled past and a controversial future’ in American Journal of Archaeology 93, 137-141. (Review article). [Arts periodical]
H. Petter (2000), ‘Back to the future: archaeology and innovation in the building of Roma Capitale’ in J. Coulston and H. Dodge, eds. Ancient Rome. The Archaeology of the Eternal City, 332-53. Oxford University School of Archaeology: Oxford.
L. Quatermaine (1995), ‘Slouching towards Rome: Mussolini’s imperial vision’ in T. Cornell and K. Lomas, eds. Urban Society in Ancient Italy, 203-216. UCL Press: London.
C.L. Stinger (1985), The Renaissance in Rome. Bloomington. [DG 812.S8]

FORUM ROMANUM (Lectures 1,2 & 4)

**A. J. Ammerman (1990), ‘On the Origins of the Roman Forum’, AJA 94: 627-45
**E. B. van Deman (1922), ‘The Sullan Forum’, JRS 12: 1-31
P. Guidobaldi (1998), The Roman Forum. Electa Milano. [on order at library]
N. Purcell (1989), ‘Rediscovering the Roman forum’, Journal of Roman Archaeology 2, 156-166.
N. Purcell (1995), ‘Forum Romanum’, in M. Steinby (ed.), Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae, II, 325-42.
J.R. Patterson (1992), ‘Review article. The City of Rome: from Republic to Empire’, Journal of Roman Studies 82, 190-194.
K.E. Welch (2006) 'Art and architecture in the Roman Republic', in N. Rosenstein and R. Morstein-Marx, eds A Companion to the Roman Republic pp.496-542

Welch, K. (2003) ‘A new view on the origins of the Basilica: the Atrium Regium, Graecostasis, and Roman diplomacy’, Journal of Roman Archaeology 16, 5-34.
T.P. Wiseman (1990), ‘The central area of the Roman forum’, Journal of Roman Archaeology3, 245-246.

NB - use the topographical dictionaries for details on individual monuments

REPUBLICAN ROME: MYTH AND RITUAL (Lecture 2 & Seminar 1)

Mary Beard, J. North and S. Price (1998), Religions of Rome, 2 vols (Cambridge)
T.J. Cornell (2000), ‘The City of Rome in the Middle Republic (400-100BC)’, in J. Coulston and H. Dodge, Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City, 42-60. Oxbow Books: Oxford.
D. Favro (1996), The Urban Image of Augustan Rome. CUP: Cambridge - ch. 3: ‘The Republican urban image’ (pp. 42-78). [DG 63.F2]
A. H. McDonald (1996), Republican Rome (London)

K., Lomas,. (1993), Rome and the Western Greeks 350 BC–AD 200 (London)
_______(1996), Roman Italy, 338 bc - ad 200 (London)*
J. Ruepke (2006) 'Communicating with the gods', in N. Rosenstein and R. Morstein-Marx, eds, A Companion to the Roman Republica pp.215-35
H. Scullard (1981), Festivals and Ceremonies of the Roman Republic. Thames and Hudson: London. [DG 125.S2]
M. Torelli (2006) 'The topography and archaeology of Republican Rome', in N. Rosenstein and R. Morstein-Marx, eds, A Companion to the Roman Republic pp.81-101
T.P. Wiseman (2004), The Myths of Rome (Exeter University Press) [BL 803.W4]

THE RISE OF THE TEMPLE (Lecture 2 & Seminar 1).

Bernstein, F. (2007) ‘Complex rituals : games and processions in Republican Rome’, in J. Rüpke (ed.), A Companion to Roman Religion (Blackwells Companions to the Ancient World, Oxford), 222ff.*
A. Boethius and J.B. Ward-Perkins (1978) Etruscan and Roman Architecture, 130-33, 136-37, 156-78. Penguin: Harmondsworth.
G. Dumézil (1970), Archaic Roman Religion (Chicago)
** Diana Favro (1994), ‘The Street Triumphant: The Urban Impact of Roman Triumphal Parades’, in Z. Çelik et al. (eds), Streets of the World. Critical Perspectives on Public Space (Berkeley) 151-64*
Orlin, E. (2007) ‘Urban religion in the middle and late republic’, in J. Rüpke (ed.), A Companion to Roman Religion (Blackwells Companions to the Ancient World, Oxford), 58ff.*
J.J. Pollitt (1986) Art in the Hellenistic Age, especially Chs 7, 11. CUP: Cambridge. [N 5610.P6]
F. Sear (1998 - earlier editions also available) Roman Architecture, Batsford: London - chs. 2 (‘Republican Rome’) and 3 (‘Roman Building types’), esp. pp. 11-12, 20-22 and 30-31. [NA 310.S3]
J.E. Stambaugh (1978) ‘The functions of Roman temples’, Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt II.16.1, 534-608.
D.E. Strong, and J.B. Ward-Perkins (1962), ‘The Temple of Castor in the Forum Romanum’, Papers of the British School at Rome30, 1-30. [Arts periodical]

 

Tabularium


Tucci, P.L. (2005) ‘Where high Moneta leads her steps sublime’: the ‘Tabularium’ and the Temple of Juno Moneta’, Journal of Roman Archaeology18, 6-33.

 

Theatre of Pompey

Gagliardo, M.C. and J. Packer (2006) ‘A New Look at Pompey’s Theatre: History, Documentation, and Recent Excavation’, American Journal of Archaeology 110.1, 93-122.
Packer, J., J. Burge and M.C. Gagliardo (2007) ‘Looking again at Pompey’s theatre: the 2005 excavation season’, American Journal of Archaeology 111.3, 505-522.
Both available on JSTOR and www.ajaonline.org.

 


CAESAR AUGUSTUS AND THE REFORMATION OF ROME (Lecture 4 & Seminar 2)



Res Gestae Divi Augusti - available in Eck 2002 (Appendix), Cooley 2003 (Section A), Chisholm 1981 (pp. 3-10) and P.A. Brunt and J.M. Moore (1967) Res Gestae Divi Augusti (Oxford) [DG 279.M6]; Cooley (2008) edition and commentary on RGDA 

M. Boatwright (1986) ‘The Pomerial Extension of Augustus’, Historia 35: 13-27.
K. Chisholm (1981), Rome: the Augustan Age. OUP: Oxford. (Sourcebook). [DG 279.C4]
M.G.L. Cooley, ed. (2003), The Age of Augustus (LACTOR 17) - section K [DG 279.A4]
W. Eck (2002), Augustus (Blackwell) - chapter 13 [DG 279.E2]

Elsner, J. (1991), ‘Cult and Sacrifice: Sacrifice in the Ara Pacis Augustae’, JRS 81: 50-61*
D. Favro (1993), ‘Reading the Augustan city’, in P.J. Holliday (ed.) Narrative and Event in Ancient Art [PA6029.M6]
D. Favro (1996), The Urban Image of Augustan Rome. CUP: Cambridge. [DG 63.F2]

K. Galinsky (1996), Augustan Culture [DG 272.G2]
L. Haselberger (2000), 'Imaging Augustan Rome', Journal of Roman Archaeology 13, 515-28.
L. Haselberger (2002), Mapping Augustan Rome (Journal of Roman Archaeology suppl. no. 50) [Oversize DG 66.M2]
L. Haselberger (2007) Urbem adornare: die Stadt Rom und ihre Gestaltumwandlung undter Augustus/ Rome's Urban Metamorphosis under Augustus (JRA suppl. 64)

Heslin, P. (2007) ‘Augustus, Domitian and the So-called Horologium Augusti’, Journal of Roman Studies 97, 1-20.

**Kellum, B. (1985), ‘Sculptural Programs and Propaganda in Augustan Rome: The Temple of Apollo on the Palatine’, in R. Winkes (ed.), The Age of Augustus (Louvain) 170-6*
Koeppel, G. (1985), ‘The Role of Pictorial Models in the Creation of the Historical Relief during the Age of Augustus’, in R. Winkes (ed.), The Age of Augustus (Louvain) 89-106*
_______(1985), ‘Empire Imagery in Augustan Architecture’, in R. Winkes (ed.), The Age of Augustus (Louvain) 137-48*

**Kleiner, D. E. E. (1978), ‘The Great Friezes of the Ara Pacis Augustae. Greek Sources, Roman Derivatives, and Augustan Social Policy’, MEFRA 90: 753-85*
**_______(1985), ‘Private Portraiture in the Age of Augustus’, in R. Winkes (ed.), The Age of Augustus (Louvain) 107-35*
_______(1992), Roman Sculpture (Yale).

Kleiner, F. (1988), ‘The Arch in Honor of C. Octavius and the Fathers of Augustus’, Historia 37: 347-57
**_______(1989) ‘The Study of Roman Triumphal and Honorary Arches 50 Years after Kaehler’, JRA 2: 195-206*T.J. Luce (1990), 'Livy, Augustus and the Forum Augustum', in K.A. Raaflaub and M. Toher, eds. Between Republic and Empire, 123-138. University of California Press: Berkeley Oxford [DG 279.B3]
J.R. Patterson (1992), ‘Review article. The City of Rome: from Republic to Empire’, Journal of Roman Studies 82, 190-194.
N. Purcell (1995), ‘Forum Romanum (The Imperial Period)’ in E.M. Steinby, ed. Lexixon Topographicum Urbis Romae vol. II, 336-42 [Reference DG 63.L3]
N. Purcell (1996), 'Rome and its development under Augustus and his successors' in The Cambridge Ancient History X, 782-811. CUP: Cambridge. [D 57.C2]

C.B. Rose, (1990), ‘“Princes” and Barbarians on the Ara Pacis’, AJA 94: 453-67.
S. Walker (2000), 'The moral museum: Augustus and the city of Rome', in J. Coulston and H. Dodge, Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City, 61-75. Oxford. [DG 65.A6]
A. Wallace-Hadrill (1993), Augustan Rome. Bristol Classical Press: Bristol. [DG279.W2]

Yavetz, Z. (1983), Julius Caesar and his Public Image (New York).
K. Zachos (2003) 'The tropaeum of Augustus at Nikopolis', JRA 16: 64-92

P. Zanker (1988), The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus. Ann Arbor Press. [N5760.Z2]

 

THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CITY OF ROME (Lecture 3)

J. C. Coulston (2000), "‘Armed and belted men’: The soldiery in imperial Rome" in J. Coulston and H. Dodge, eds, Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City, ch. 5 (pp. 76-118) [DG 65.A6]
W. Nippel (1984) Policing Rome, Journal of Roman Studies 74: 20-29
W. Nippel (1995) Public Order in Ancient Rome [DG 82.N4]
**J.S. Rainbird (1986) 'The Fire Stations of Imperial Rome' in Papers of the British School at Rome 54: 147-69
O. F. Robinson (1992) Ancient Rome: City Planning and Administration [NA 9092.R6]
**D.E. Strong (1968) ‘The Administration of Public Building in Rome’, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 15: 97-109.

Laurence, R. (1999), The Roads of Roman Italy. Mobility and Cultural Change (London)

THE URBAN POPULATION (Lecture 5 & Seminar 3)

C. Edwards & G. Woolf, ed. (2003), Rome the Cosmopolis (Cambridge) - see chs. 5 by W. Jongman (‘Slavery and the growth of Rome’) and 7 by N. Morley (‘Migration and the metropolis’) [DG 63.R6]
G. Hermansen (1978), "The Population of Imperial Rome: The Regionaries" Historia 27; pp.129-168 [Arts periodical]
N. Morley (1996), Metropolis & Hinterland: City of Rome & Italian Economy, 200 B.C. -- A.D. 200 - ch. 2, ‘The demographic burden’, esp. pp. 33-39. [DG 63.M6]
**W.J. Oates (1934), ‘The Population of Rome’, CP 29: 101-16
J. E. Packer (1967), ‘Housing and Population in Imperial Ostia and Rome’, JRS 57: 80-95
T. Parkin (1992), Demography and Roman Society (John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London). [DG 78.P2]
N. Purcell (1994), ‘The City of Rome and the plebs urbana in the late Republic’ in J.A. Crook, A. Lintott and E. Rawson, eds. Cambridge Ancient History IX: The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC (Cambridge: CUP); pp. 644-688
W. Scheidel (1994), ‘Libitina's Bitter Gains: Seasonal Mortality and Endemic Disease in the Ancient City of Rome’, Ancient Society 25: 151-175. [Arts periodical]
W. Scheidel, (1996), Measuring Sex, Age, and Death in the Roman Empire. Studies in Ancient Demography (Journal of Roman archaeology, Supplement 21) – see esp. article by Lo Cascio
G. R. Storey (1997), The population of ancient Rome, Antiquity 71.274: 966-78. (First few paragraphs available on-line at http://intarch.ac.uk/antiquity/storey.html).

LIVING CONDITIONS (Lecture 5 & Seminar 3)

Juvenal, Satires 1, 3, 6
Martial, Epigrams 1.70, 86, 108, 117; 3.14, 38; 4.5, 8; 5.20, 22; 12.18, 57
M. T. Boatwright (1998), "Luxuriant gardens and extravagant women: the horti of Rome between Republic and Empire" in M. Cima & E. La Rocca (ed.), Horti Romani, pp. 71-82. [Ref NA 8416.I8]
L. Casson (1998), Everyday Life in Ancient Rome (Baltimore)
O.A.W. Dilke (1985), Greek and Roman Maps (Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore) [GA 213.D4] – see pp. 103-106 for the Severan marble plan of Rome (the Forma Urbis).
B.W. Frier (1977) ‘The Rental Market in Early Imperial Rome’, Journal of Roman Studies 67: 27–37.
B.W. Frier (1980) Landlords and Tenants in Imperial Rome (Princeton University Press, Princeton). [KE 207.F7]
R. Laurence (1997) ‘Writing the Roman Metropolis’, in H. Parkins (ed.) Roman Urbanism Ch. 1. [DG 78.R6]
N. Morley (1996), Metropolis & Hinterland: City of Rome & Italian Economy, 200 B.C. -- A.D. 200 - ch. 2, ‘The demographic burden’, esp. pp. 39-46. [DG 63.M6]
P. Garnsey (1976), ‘Urban Property Investment’, in M. I. Finley (ed.), Studies in Roman Property; 123-36
J.R. Patterson (2000) 'Living and Dying in the City of Rome. Houses and Tombs', in Coulston and Dodge (2000); pp. 259-89
N. Purcell (1996), ‘The Roman Garden as a Domestic Building’, in I. M. Barton Roman Domestic Buildings; University of Exeter Press, Exeter - ch. 5.
W. Scheidel (2003), "Germs for Rome" in C. Edwards & G. Woolf (ed.), Rome the Cosmopolis, ch. 8 (pp. 158-76). [DG 63.R6]
**A. Scobie (1986), Slums, sanitation and mortality in the Roman world, Klio 68; pp. 399-433.
B. D. Shaw (1996), ‘Seasons of Death: Aspects of Mortality in Imperial Rome’, JRS 86; pp. 100-138.
G.R. Storey (2002) ‘Regionaries-Type Insulae 2: Architectural and residential units at Rome’ American Journal of Archaeology 106; pp. 411-34
** T.P. Wiseman (1987), ‘Conspicui Postes Tectaque Digna Deo: The Public Image of Aristocratic and Imperial Houses in the Late Republic and Early Empire’, in C. Pietri (ed.), L’Urbs, Espace urbain et histoire (Rome) 475-89.*
Z. Yavetz (1958), ‘The Living Conditions of the Urban Plebs’, Latomus 17: 500–517. [Arts periodical] Also reprinted in R. Seager (1969), The Crisis of the Roman Republic, 162–179. [DG 254.S3]

CATASTROPHES (Lecture 5 & Seminar 3)

L.C. Lancaster (1998), ‘Reconstructing the restorations of the Colosseum after the fire of 217 AD’, Journal of Roman Archaeology 11: 46-74.
O.F. Robinson (1992), Ancient Rome: City Planning and Administration (Routledge, London and New York) esp. pp. 86-89 (floods) and 105-110 (fire) [NA 9092.R6]

Nero, Water, & The Architectural Revolution. (Lecture 6)


M. Lewis (1999) ‘Vitruvius and Greek Aqueducts’, Papers of the British School at Rome 54: 145-72 (pages 145-56 discuss Vitruvius as a source) [Arts periodical]

F. Yegül (1992), Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (New York)


SUPPLYING THE CITY OF ROME: GOODS AND MATERIALS (Lecture 3)


P. Garnsey (1988), Famine and Food Supply in the Graeco-Roman World (Cambridge)
P. Garnsey (1998), "Mass diet and nutrition in the city of Rome" in, Cities, Peasants and Food in Classical Antiquity [DG 105.G2 and ebook available via Athens interface in library]

_______(2000), 'Building the Eternal City. The Construction Industry in Imperial Rome', in Coulston and Dodge (2000) 119-41
K. Hopkins (1983), ‘Models, Ships and Staples’, in P. Garnsey and C.R. Whittaker (eds.), Trade and Famine in Classical Antiquity, 84-109. [DE 61.E2]
S. Keay, M. Millett, L. Paroli, K. Strutt (2005) Portus. An Archaeological Survey of the Port of Imperial Rome (BSR monograph 15)
R. Laurence (1998), ‘Land transport in Roman Italy: costs, practice and the economy’, in H. Parkins and C.J. Smith, eds., Trade, Traders and the Ancient City; (Routledge, London) 129-148. [DE 61.E2]
F. Meijer & O. van Nijf (1992), Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World. A Sourcebook (London & New York: Routledge) [DE 61.E2]
D. Mattingly and G. Aldrete (2000), ‘The feeding of imperial Rome: the mechanics of the food supply system’, in J. Coulston and H. Dodge, eds. Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City (Oxford: Oxbow) 142-65.
N. Morley (1996), Metropolis and Hinterland: the city of Rome and the Italian economy, 200 BC - AD 200 (CUP, Cambridge) – see esp. chapters 1 to 3 [DG 63.M6]

OSTIA

Alza, G. and Becatti, G. (1955), Ostia (Rome)

Chandler, D. C. (1978), ‘Quaestor Ostiensis’,

Historia 27: 328-35

Claridge, A. (1996)

(ed.) Roman Ostia Revisited (London)

Hermansen, G. (1982),

Ostia. Aspects of Roman City Life *+

Keay, S., M. Millett, L. Paroli, K. Strutt (2005)

Portus. An Archaeological Survey op the Port of Imperial Rome (BSR Monograph 16)

Meiggs, R. (1973), Roman Ostia2 (Oxford)
‡‡Pavolini, C. (1989), Ostia3 (Guide arch. Laterza) (Rome)*
_______(1982), The Making of Roman Italy (London)
Soprintendenza archeologia di Ostia (1989), Guide with Reconstructions of Ancient Ostia (Rome)*
Taylor, L. R. (1985 (1913)), The Cults of Ostia. Greek and Roman Gods, Imperial Cult, Oriental Gods (Chicago)
N. Purcell (1995), ‘The Roman villa and the landscape of production’ in T. Cornell and K. Lomas, eds. Urban Society in Roman Italy; pp. 151-179. [DG 82.U7]
G. Rickman (1971), The corn supply of ancient Rome (Clarendon Press: Oxford)
G. Rickman (1971), Roman Granaries and Store Buildings (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge).
Monte Testaccio exhibition site

CIRCUSES AND THEATRES (Lecture 7 & Seminar 4)

S. Bartsch (1994), Actors in the Audience. Theatricality and Doublespeak from Nero to Hadrian (Camb. Mass.)
R.C. Beacham (1991) The Roman theatre and its audience (London: Routledge)
K. Coleman (2000) ‘Entertaining Rome’, in J. Coulston and H. Dodge (eds), Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City, 210-58. (Oxbow Books: Oxford)
E. Gruen (1992) Culture and National Identity in Republican Rome (London: Duckworth) ch5 [DG 78.G7]
F. Heintz (1998) ‘Circus curses and their archaeological contexts’, Journal of Roman Archaeology 11: 337-42.
J. Humphrey (1986) Roman Circuses: Arenas for Chariot Racing (London: Batsford) - especially chs 3-5 [DG 95.H8]
R. Lim (1999) ‘In the Temple of Laughter: Visual and Literary Representations of Spectators at Roman Games’, in B. Bergmann and C. Kondoleon (eds) The art of ancient spectacle (Washington: National Gallery of Art) 343-65 [GT 4851.A7]
C. Nicolet (1976) The World of the Citizen in Republican Rome, 361-73 [DG 83.1.N4]
H.N. Parker (1999) ‘The observed of all observers: spectacle, applause and cultural poetics in the Roman theatre audience’, in B. Bergmann and C. Kondoleon (eds) The art of ancient spectacle (Washington: National Gallery of Art) 163-79 [GT 4851.A7]
E. Rawson (1987) Discrimina Ordinum: The Lex Julia Theatralis, Papers of the British School at Rome 55: 83-113
E. Rawson (1991) Roman Culture and Society, 508-45 [DG 78.R2]
P. Veyne (1990) Bread and Circuses chs 3 and 4

AMPHITHEATRES AND GAMES (Lecture 7 & Seminar 4)

R. Auguet (1994), Cruelty and Civilisation. The Roman Games [DG 95.A8]
R. A. Bauman (1996), Crime and Punishment in Ancient Rome (London)
R. Beacham (1999), Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome (New Haven) [PA 6074.B3]
D. Bomgardner (1993), ‘New era for amphitheatre studies’ Journal of Roman Archaeology 6: 375-90
D. Bomgardner (2000), The Story of the Roman Amphitheatre (Routledge, London) [NA 313.B6] (See also review in JRA 14 (2001), pp. 492-498). [NA 313.B6]
K. Coleman (1990), ‘Fatal Charades: Roman Executions Staged as Mythological Enactments’, JRS 80: 44-73
Futrell, A. (1997) Blood in the Arena. The Spectacle of Roman Power [DG95.F8] Reviewed by M. Carter in Phoenix 53 (1999) 155-57; JRA 14 (2001) 492-98
K. Hopkins (1983), Death and Renewal (Cambridge) - see p. 1-30, ‘Murderous Games’. [DG 103.H6]
E. Köhne and C. Ewigleben (2000), Gladiators and Caesars: the power of spectacle in ancient Rome; London: British Museum [DG 95.G5]
D.G. Kyle (1998), Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome; Routledge, London. (See also review in JRA 14 (2001), pp. 478-484). [DG 95.K9]
Lancaster, L. (2005) 'The process of building the Colosseum: the site, materials and construction techniques', JRA 18: 57-82
Rose, P. (2005) 'Spectators and spectator comfort in Roman entertainment buildings: a study in functional design', PBSR 73: 99-130
F. Sear (1982), Roman Architecture (Batsford, London) 134-44
K. Welch (1991), ‘Roman Amphitheatres revived’ in Journal of Roman Archaeology 1: 272-81
K. Welch (1994), ‘The Roman Arena in Late-Republican Italy: a new interpretation’, Journal of Roman Archaeology 7: 80-99
T. Wiedemann (1992), Emperors and Gladiators (London: Routledge) [DG 95.W4]

Death in Rome (Lecture 13 and Seminar 5)

J. Bodel (1997), ‘Monumental villas and villa monuments’, Journal of Roman Archaeology 10: 5-35.
J. Bodel (1999), ‘Death on Display: Looking at Roman Funerals’ in B. Bergmann & H. Flower (1996) Ancestor Masks and Aristocratic Power at Rome
Graham, E-J. (2006) The Burial of the Urban Poor in Italy in the Late Roman Republic and Early Empire (BAR 1565)
V.M. Hope and E. Marshall, eds. (2000), Death and disease in the ancient city (London: Routledge) – esp. chapters by Patterson, Hope, Bodel and Lindsay. [DE 61.D3]
K. Hopkins (1983), "Death in Rome" in K. Hopkins, Death and Renewal, ch. 4.[DG 103.H6]

Davies, P.J.E. (2000) Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius.

A.R. Littlewood (1987), ‘Ancient Literary Evidence for the Pleasure Gardens of Roman Country Villas’, in E.B. MacDougall, ed., Ancient Roman Villa Gardens, 7-30. [NA 8422.D8]
N. Morley (1996), Metropolis and Hinterland. The City of Rome and the Italian Economy, 200 BC – AD 200 (Routledge, London and New York) – see esp. chapter 4.
J.R. Patterson (1992), ‘Patronage, collegia and burial in Imperial Rome’, in S. Bassett Urban Responses to the Dying and the Dead, 100-1600 (Leicester: Leicester University Press) 15-27
T.W. Potter (1979), The Changing Landscape of South Etruria (Elek, London).
N. Purcell (1987), ‘Town in Country and Country in Town’, in E.B. MacDougall, ed., Ancient Roman Villa Gardens, 185-203 [NA 8422.D8]
N. Purcell (1995), ‘The Roman villa and the landscape of production’, in T. Cornell & K. Lomas Urban Society in Roman Italy, pp. 151-180. [DG 82.U7]
N. Purcell (1996), ‘The Roman Garden as a Domestic Building’, in I. M. Barton Roman Domestic Buildings ch. 5.Purcell, N. (2007) ‘The enigmatic Porta Maggiore and its setting’ (Review of R. Coates-Stevens et al. 2004. Porta Maggiore: monument and landscape. archaeology and topography of the southern Esquiline from the Late Republican period to the Present (Rome)), Journal of Roman Archaeology 20, 446-448

Scheidel, W. (1996), Measuring Sex, Age, and Death in the Roman Empire. Studies in Ancient Demography (Journal of Roman archaeology, Supplement 21)J.M.C. Toynbee (1971), Death and Burial in the Roman World; London: Thames & Hudson.
S. Walker (1985), Memorials to the Roman Dead; London: British Museum. [DG 103.W2]

 

Nero , the Water Supply & the Architectural Revolution (Lecture 6)


Frontinus The Strategems and the Aqueducts of Rome (Loeb translation)

Griffin, M. (1987), Nero (London).

Boëthius, A. (1960), The Golden House of Nero (Ann Arbor)

P.J. Aicher (1995) Guide to the aqueducts of ancient Rome (Wauconda, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci)
C. Bruun (1991), The Water Supply of Ancient Rome: A Study of Roman Imperial Administration (Helsinki) [TD 216.B7]

Elsner, J. (1994), ‘Constructing Decadence. The Representation of Nero as Imperial Builder’, in id. and J. Masters (eds.), Reflections of Nero (London)

J. DeLaine and D.E. Johnston, eds. (1999), Roman Baths and Bathing. Part 1. Bathing and society (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 37)
H. Dodge (2000) ‘Greater than the pyramids: the water supply of ancient Rome’, in J. Coulston and H. Dodge (eds), Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City, 166-209 (Oxbow Books: Oxford)
H. B .Evans (1982), "Agrippa’s water plan" in American Journal of Archaeology 86, 401-11.
H.B. Evans (1994) Water Distribution in Ancient Rome: the evidence of Frontinus (Ann Arbor) [TD 398.E9]
A.T. Hodge (1989) ‘Aqueducts’, in I.M. Barton Roman Public Buildings 127-51: good technical introduction.


C.F. Norena (2006) 'Water distribution and the residential topography of Augustan Rome', in Haselberger & Humphrey, eds Imaging Ancient Rome (JRA suppl.61) 91-105
R. Taylor (2000) Public needs and private pleasures: water distribution, the Tiber river and the urban development of ancient Rome (Rome, “L’Erma” di Bretschneider) [on order at library]
P.L. Tucci (2006) 'Ideology and technology in Rome's water supply: castella, the toponym AQVEDVCTVM and supply to the Palatine and Caelian hills', JRA 19: 92-120
R.J.A. Wilson (1996) ‘Tot aquarum tam multis necessariis molibus...Recent studies on aqueducts and water supply’, in Journal of Roman Archaeology 9: 5-29.

Thornton, M. K. (1986), ‘Julio-Claudian Building Programs: Eat, Drink and Be Merry’, Historia 35: 28-44
_______and Thornton, R. C. (1989), Julio-Claudian Building Programs (Waucauda, Il.)

Rawson, E. (1987), ‘Discrimina ordinum: the Lex Iulia Theatralis’, PBSR 55: 83-114

**Wiseman, T. P. (1974), ‘The Circus Flaminius’, PBSR 42: 3-26

Trajan’s Forum (Lecture 11)

Claridge, A. (2007) ‘Back to Trajan’s Column of Trajan’ (Review of F. Coarelli. 2000. The Column of Trajan (Rome)), Journal of Roman Archaeology 20, 467-468
Claridge, A. (2007) ‘Hadrian’s lost temple of Trajan’, Journal of Roman Archaeology20, 54ff.

Rossi, L. (1971), Trajan’s Column and the Dacian Wars (trans. J. Toynbee) (London)

 

ROMAN ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE (Basic)

Adam, J.-P. (1994), Roman Building. Materials and Techniques (London)*
Anderson, J. C. (1997), Roman Architecture and Society (Baltimore)
Barton, I. M. (1995) (ed.), Roman Public Buildings (Exeter) [chs on civic, religious, amenity bldgs + aqueducts] *
_______(1996) (ed.), Roman Domestic Buildings (Exeter) [chs on urban, rural, military, palatial housing+ districts] *

MacDonald, W. L. (1965), The Architecture of the Roman Empire vol. 1 An Introductory Study (New Haven)
_______(1986), The Architecture of the Roman Empire vol. 2 An Urban Appraisal (New Haven)

Sear, F. (1989), Roman Architecture (London)
Strong, D. (1988), Roman Art2 (London)
Torelli, M. (1982), Typology and Structure of Roman Historical Reliefs (Ann Arbor)
Walker, S. (1991), Roman Art (London)
_______(1981), Roman Imperial Architecture2 (London)*+

Religion in Rome (Lecture 9)



The Flavian Legacy (Lecture 10)

Levick, B. (1999), Vespasian (London)
Southern, P. (1997), Domitian (London).

Bennett, J. (1997), Trajan (London).

Bennett, J. (2001), Trajan Optimus Princeps (Bloomington)

Lepper, F. and Frere, S. (1988), Trajan’s Column (London)

Packer, J.E. (2001), The Forum of Trajan in Rome. A Study of the Monuments in Brief (Berkeley) *

Hadrian & the Antonines


Birley, A. (1997), Hadrian. The Restless Emperor (London)

Boatlwright (Taliaferro Boatwright), M. T. (1987), Hadrian and the City of Rome (Princeton)*+

MacDonald, W. L. and J. A. Pinto, (1995), Hadrian’s Villa and its Legacy (Yale)


Severan Reconstruction & Innovation (Lecture 14 & Seminar 6)

Balsdon, J. P. V. D. (1969), Life and Leisure in Ancient Rome (London)

DeLaine, J. (1997), The Baths of Caracalla. A Study in the Design, Construction and Economics of Large-Scale Building Projects in Imperial Rome (Journal of Roman archaeology, Supplement 25

Swain, S. (1997), ‘Augustus to Theodosius: Invention and Decline’, in G. A. Holmes (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of Italy (Oxford)

- Severan Culture.

Dalby, A. (2000), Empire of Pleasures. Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World (London)
Millar, F. (1977), The Emperor in the Roman World (London)
_______ (1998), The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic (Michigan) 
Toner, J. P. (1995), Leisure and Ancient Rome (Cambridge)
Wiedemann, T. (1992), Emperors and Gladiators (London)
DeLaine, J. and Johnston, D. E. (1999), Roman Baths and Bathing. Part 1. Bathing and society (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 37)
Yegül, F. (1992), Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (New York)


Rome outside the City (Lecture 15 will be a shared lecture with Claire Rowan's history module* bibliography is available on her site.

Rome in Crisis (Lecture 16)


Christian Rome

J. Elsner (1998), Imperial Roman and Christian Triumph (Oxford)

Curran, J. (2000), Pagan City and Christian Capital (Oxford)

SOME LITERARY SOURCES

Dorey, T. A. (1966) ( ed.), Latin Historians (London)
Fox, M. (1996), Roman Historical Myths. The Regal Period in Augustan Literature (Oxford)
Gabba, E. (1991), Dionysius and the History of Archaic Rome (Berkeley)
Walsh, P. G. (1961), Livy. His Historical Aims and Methods (Cambridge)

After Rome:


Benton, T. (1995), ‘Rome: Architecture’, in D. Ades, T. Benton, D. Elliot, I. Boyd Whyte (eds.), Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators (London)

Coates-Stephens, R. (2002) 'Epigraphy as spolia - the reuse of inscriptions in early medieval buildings', PBSR 70: 275-96
Greenhalgh, M. (1989), The Survival of Roman Antiquities in the Middle Ages (London)
Kostof, S. (1978), ‘The Emperor and the Duce: The Planning of Piazzale Augusto Imperatore in Rome’, in H. Millon and L. Nochlin (eds), Art and Architecture in the Service of Politics (Cambridge, Mass.) 270-325*
Krautheimer, R. (1980), Rome. Profile of a City, 312-1308 (Princeton)
Moatti, C. (1993), In Search of Ancient Rome (London)
Quartermaine, L. (1995), ‘“Slouching towards Rome”: Mussolini’s Imperial Vision’, in Cornell and Lomas [see §6 above] 203-15

Harris, W. V. (1999), The Transformations of Vrbs Roma in Late Antiquity (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement 33)