Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul

Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul

by Greg Woolf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521414458

ISBN-13: 9780521414456

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a study of the process conventionally termed Romanization through an analysis of the experience of Roman rule over the Gallic provinces of the empire in the period 200 BC-AD 300. It examines how and why GalloRoman civilization emerged from the confrontation between the iron-age cultures of Gaul and the civilization we call classical. It develops an…  See more details below

Overview

This book is a study of the process conventionally termed Romanization through an analysis of the experience of Roman rule over the Gallic provinces of the empire in the period 200 BC-AD 300. It examines how and why GalloRoman civilization emerged from the confrontation between the iron-age cultures of Gaul and the civilization we call classical. It develops an original synthesis and argument that will form a bridge between the disciplines of classics and archaeology and will be of interest to all students of cultural change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521414456
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. On Romanization; 2. Roman power and the Gauls; 3. The civilising ethos; 4. Mapping cultural change; 5. Urbanising the Gauls; 6. The culture of the countryside; 7. Consuming Rome; 8. Keeping faith? 9. Being Roman in Gaul.

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