Life and Death in a Multicultural Harbour City: Ostia Antica from the Republic Through Late Antiquity

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A cura di: Arja Karivieri
Anno edizione: 2020
Collana: Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae, 47
Isbn: 978-88-5491-104-8; ISSN 0538-2270
Materie: Archeologia; Storia romana
Formato: 21x29,7
Pagine: 608 

Sommario

MARIAROSARIA BARBERA, Foreword
Acknowledgements
ARJA KARIVIERI, Introduction

I. THE HARBOUR OF ROME

SHIPPING AND SHIPS

CHRISTA STEINBY, The Role of Ostia and Portus in Roman Seafaring – The Literary Evidence

HARBOUR

SIMON KEAY, The Portus Romae
SIMON KEAY, The Isola Sacra

COMMERCE, ROAD AND RIVER TRANSPORT

RAY LAURENCE, Ostia between Rome and the World
CARLO PAVOLINI, Imported Ceramics at Ostia: A Bibliographical Survey
KATARIINA MUSTAKALLIO & ARJA KARIVIERI, Contacts over the Sea: Evidence from Mosaics Decorating the Piazzale delle Corporazioni and the Terme delle Province
RIA BERG, Measures and Measuring Merchandise in Ostia

II THE CITY OF OSTIA

ARCHITECTURE, BUILDINGS, HOUSING

JANET DELAINE, Apartment Living in Second Century Ostia
JESPER BLID, Construction Work, Temples and Walls
BIRTE POULSEN, Luxuria privata – Domus in Late Antique Ostia
ARJA KARIVIERI, Living in Apartment Blocks and domus, Lighting in Homes and Public Spaces
CLAUDIA CECAMORE, Research in Material Form: Italo Gismondi’s Models

INFRASTRUCTURE, ROADS

RAY LAURENCE, Streets, Gates, and Traffic in Ancient Ostia
MARJA-LEENA HÄNNINEN, Bathing in Ancient Ostia

ADMINISTRATION

FAUSTO ZEVI, The Administration of Ostia
OLLI SALOMIES, Prominent Families of Ostia

INHABITANTS AND IDENTITIES

ANTONIO LICORDARI, The Population of Ostia: Composition and Working Activities, an Analysis of Inscriptions
LYNNE BENNETT AND RAY LAURENCE, The Local and the Global: the Use of Formulae in the Epitaphs at Ostia
GHISLAINE VAN DER PLOEG, Shipowners and Curatores in Ostia
MARINA PRUSAC-LINDHAGEN, Portraits and Identities at Ostia
RIA BERG, Images of the ‘Foreign Other’ in Roman Ostia

PRODUCTION

ARJA KARIVIERI, Ostia as Centre of Production
MICHAEL MACKINNON, Zooarchaeological Research and Our Understanding of Animals in Ancient Ostia

WORKERS, SLAVES

LENA LARSSON LOVÉN, People at Work in Ostia
CINZIA MORELLI, The Campus Salinarum Romanarum
SANNA JOSKA & VILLE VUOLANTO, Slavery in the Roman World

III EVERYDAY LIFE IN OSTIA

FAMILY

KATARIINA MUSTAKALLIO & MARJA-LEENA HÄNNINEN, Women, Marriage and Family in Roman Society and the Community of Ostia
SANNA JOSKA & VILLE VUOLANTO, Children in the Roman World

CLOTHING, ACCESSORIES AND BEAUTY

LENA LARSSON LOVÉN, Clothes and Dress in Roman Urban Life
PAOLA GERMONI, Jewellery in Ostia
RIA BERG, Perfume Bottles, Hairpins and Mirrors: Evolutions of the Mundus Muliebris in Ostia

LEISURE, ENTERTAINMENT, THEATRE

MARY HARLOW AND RAY LAURENCE, Shops and Shopping in Ancient Ostia
ARJA KARIVIERI, Theatre and Pantomime, Gladiatorial Games and venationes – Animal Hunts
VÉRONIQUE DASEN, Play and Games in Ostia
RIA BERG, Hic Amor Habitat Sex and the Harbour City
HEIKKI SOLIN, The Wall Inscriptions of Ostia

IV RELIGION AND CULTS

RELIGIONS AND CULTS

KATARIINA MUSTAKALLIO, The Cultic Landscape in Ostia
MARJA-LEENA HÄNNINEN, Religious life in Ostia in the Imperial Period
MARJA-LEENA HÄNNINEN, The Cult of Mithras in Ostia
ANGELO PELLEGRINO, Eastern Cults at Ostia: An Example of Social, Economic and Civic Integration
ARJA KARIVIERI, New Trends in Late Antique Religions, Beliefs and Ideas: Christianity, Judaism, Philosophy and Magic in Ostia
MARXIANO MELOTTI, St Hippolytus and the Martyrs of Ostia. The Sea and the Construction of a New Christian Landscape

BURIALS, LIFE AFTER DEATH

GHISLAINE VAN DER PLOEG, The Funerary Inscriptions of Ostia and Isola Sacra
RAY LAURENCE, Vixit Annos: Mortality, Childhood, and Disease at Ostia
KATARIINA MUSTAKALLIO, The Culture of Death

OSTEOLOGICAL RESEARCH

PAOLA FRANCESCA ROSSI AND ANNA KJELLSTRÖM, A Brief Osteological Overview of 30 Individuals from Anas Acilia Via del Mare
FLAVIO DE ANGELIS, SARA VARANO, CRISTINA MARTÍNEZ-LABARGA, OLGA RICKARDS & PAOLA CATALANO, Dietary Landscape of the Community of Castel Malnome (Rome, 1st‒3rd Centuries CE)

MODERN OSTIA

MARXIANO MELOTTI, Between Past and Present. Ostia and Its Difficult Liminality
ARJA KARIVIERI AND RIA BERG (eds.), Catalogue

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