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Author Campbell, Brian.

Title Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome [electronic resource].

Imprint Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (1121 pages).
Series Studies in the History of Greece and Rome
Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
Contents Cover Page; Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Maps, Figures, and Diagrams; Preface; One Rivers Past and Present; Two Putting Rivers on the Map; Three Rivers, Lands, and Laws; Four Rivers in Literature, Religion, and Art; Five Rivers, Armies, Fleets, and Frontiers; Six Exploiting Rivers; Seven Movement of Goods by River (1): Spain, Gaul, the Rhine, and Britain; Eight Movement of Goods by River (2): The Danube, Italy, and the East; Nine Healing Waters: Rivers, Springs, Relaxation, and Health; Ten Rome in Control of the Waters; Abbreviations.
Appendix 1 Spas in the Roman WorldAppendix 2 Navigable Rivers according to Ancient Authors; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Persons; Index of Places; General Index.
Summary Examining artistic representations of rivers, related architecture, and the work of ancient geographers and topographers, as well as writers who describe rivers, Campbell explores the role and influence of rivers and their surrounding landscape on the society and culture of the Roman Empire.
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Subject Rivers -- Rome -- History.
Rivers -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Rivers -- Social aspects -- Rome -- History.
Rivers in art.
Rivers in literature.
Navigation -- Rome -- History.
River life -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- Geography.
Rome -- Politics and government.
Rome -- Commerce.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Campbell, Brian. Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, ©2012 9780807834800
ISBN 9780807869048 (electronic bk.)
080786904X (electronic bk.)