This book explores the consequences of the Roman conquest of Greece. Social and economic developments during the period BC to AD are traced. Susan E. Alcock, Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxi + $ M Y topic today is “Graecia Capta: Roman views of Greek Cul- ture.” Of the subtitle’s five words, two are problematic: “views” and “culture.” Now, by “views” we.
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And custom and habits capt peculiarly Roman. In another respect, however, the book is very easy to review, for it is written in a laudably clear style.
Graecia capta (by Romans)
As it is, the reader whom she has educated to question every piece of evidence would like to know a little more about how the numbers in the histograms of sites weighted by the length of each chronological period on fig. Sarah added it May 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Other editions – View all Graecia Capta: The subtitle automatically leads the reader to expect pages of modern archaeological theory, and they are there; but the theory does not dominate the text. The Romans called fascinus what the Greeks called phallos.
She is equally cautious about this type of evidence, dividing all the survey data she uses into three categories, “A”, “B” and “C”, depending on the reliability of the data collection. The worst map, however, is fig. Apesas appears in the background p. She examines this graecai reference to the rural and urban sites.
Latio is dative to indicate whom the artes were waged against, and the third declension adjective agresti is also dative and agreeing with it. Graecia is the subject, and the perfect passive participle capta agrees with it.
In her Loeb quotes A. Well cqpta reading, although be ready for quite technical archaeological discussions at times. Refresh and try again. Malvina added it Feb 19, Timothy Smith marked it as to-read Oct 01, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Alcock’s book sought cqpta unravel this dramatized perception through archaeological inquiries and cross-examination of textual records, to reconsider the often romanticized master-pupil relationship between Greece and R This is a very good source for understanding socioeconomic developments in Hellenistic and early Roman Greece, a period traditionally associated with the rise of an energetic, unrefined military power at the graeciq of the tragic descent of a once proud and prosperous civilization.
One result of this emphasis is the division of the work into four separate “landscapes” – rural, civic, provincial, and sacred – each of which complements the others.
One result of this emphasis is the division of the work into four separate “landscapes” – rural, civic, provincial, and sacred – each of which complements the others. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jenny rated it really liked it May 11, The author traces social and economic developments from approximately BC to ADdrawing on a combination of archaeological and historical sources.
Historia added it Aug 09, It is very important to remember that i-stem third declension nouns can take -is in the acc.
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Photographs come out best, being remarkably clear considering that they are printed on the text pages and not as plates. All these, however, are minor quibbles, and should not be allowed to detract from the overall achievement of the work. Alcock’s book sought to unravel this dramatized perception through archaeological inquiries and cross-examination of textual records, to reconsider the often romanticized master-pupil relationship between Greece and Rome, and to provide the basis for a new interpretation of conditions in Roman Greece.
Thanks for any help. The author traces social and economic developments from approximately BC to ADdrawing on a combination of archaeological and historical sources. To address this mystery: Why isn’t latium in the acc and so the object Artis is acc pl as it has to agree with latio?
Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece
Imber Ranae has it. This is a rather slow process, and doubly difficult without any interaction from a teacher. Nate Anderson added it Jan 04, It also seems unnecessary to have a numeric and an alphabetic key to fig.