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Roman Ostia

by Russell Meiggs

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints

The Physical Object
Number of Pages640
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Open LibraryOL7396810M
ISBN 100198148100
ISBN 109780198148104

The book is delightful and very clear comprehensive and enjoyable. It intoduces 4 main characters who are almost kidnapped and forced iinto slavery. Set at the time of Titian the son of Vespassian. Ostia was the main port for Rome and the author compares the lifestyles of different classes of Roman society as the story enfolds/5(76).   The Roman Mysteries: The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

Guide Book: Ancient Ostia. A port for Rome. The Vision’s Ancient Ostia Guide Book contains the history of Ancient Ostia and its monuments, carefully described and illustrated, on an exciting journey through the ruins.. And you will find 8 accurate graphic reconstructions of the monuments of Ostia Antica, like the Theater, the Temple of Neptune and the Capitolium, that you will be able to. Additional sections explore two other important Roman cities: Ostia, an industrial port town, and Pompeii, the doomed playground of the rich. This volume is ideal for high school and college students, as well as for anyone interested in examining the realities of life in ancient Rome. A chronology of the time period, maps, illustrations, a /5(20).

Friends of Roman Ostia - FORO, Cheverly, Maryland. 3, likes 3 talking about this 1 was here. Friends of Roman Ostia (FORO) Inc, an international foundation to promote knowledge, study and.   Ostia Antica is an archaeological site located on the outskirts of gh the Romans referred to the site as Ostia, this article will use the term Ostia Antica, so as to avoid confusion with the modern Roman municipio of Ostia (known officially as Lido di Ostia). Ostia Antica was the harbor city of ancient Rome and was therefore an important commercial : Dhwty.


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Read this book on Questia. My first visit to Ostia was in I had set out to collect material for a thesis on 'Roman guilds in the light of recent excavations at Ostia'. The Thieves of Ostia: Book 1 (The Roman Mysteries) - Kindle edition by Lawrence, Caroline.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Thieves of Ostia: Book 1 (The Roman Mysteries)/5(41).

This book Roman Ostia book to be recommended to children ages 8 and up. Max: The book "The thieves of Ostia" is a very good book and is good for children that like mystery stories plus it also can tell you about history and about the daily life people had.

The book can also tell you what they had to do and where they had to go/5(97). The Roman Mysteries is a series of historical novels for children by Caroline first book, The Thieves of Ostia, was published infinishing with The Man from Pomegranate Street, published inand 17 more novels were planned, plus a number of "mini-mysteries" and companion titles.

Roman Ostia book books take place in the ancient Roman Empire during the reign of the Emperor : Caroline Lawrence. Roman Ostia. Russell Meiggs. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. patron perhaps pontifex Volcani Porta Romana portico Portus praetor Priscus probably Puteoli quaestor restoration reticulate river Roman Rome Rome's rooms second century seen Septimius. Flavia Gemina is a 'girl-detective' in first century Rome, in this series for children (ages ).

Flavia lives in Ostia, Rome's port, with her sea captain father. She solves mysteries with an assortment of friends from a wide range of Roman life. German: Im Auftrag der WölfinAuthor: Caroline Lawrence.

The toilets at Ostia are of marble and line three sides of the enclosed space. A trough in front of the line of toilets was for the communal sponge, which would be "cleaned" by a stream of water running through (or, as Roman Baths and Hygiene in Ancient Rome suggests, perhaps it is a holding place for the sponge, which was washed by slaves in vinegar).

The Thieves of Ostia is the first book in the Roman Mysteries series. It tells the story of four very different friends from the Roman Era- Flavia, Nubia, Jonathan and Lupus who go on adventures and solve mysteries together: every child's dream!/5.

Buy on Amazon The Thieves of Ostia Caroline Lawrence A gripping novel that provides plenty of background information about life in Ancient Roman times.

The plot of The Thieves of Ostia centres around a young girl called Flavia who investigates the mystery of who is. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meiggs, Russell. Roman Ostia. Oxford [Eng.]: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meiggs, Russell.

Roman Ostia. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Articles (plain text) Bakker, The mills-bakeries of Ostia and the distributions of free grain, lecture held at Durham, UK, May ; reworked for Descoeudresand published in French. Demetrius J.

Waarsenburg, The oldest traces of Ostia: From the Bronze Age to the foundation of the castrum, Hermen2 (), Edu J.M. van Berkel, Precursors of the Danaids: Comments on a.

The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence Book Resume: The first in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. Flavia Gemina is a natural at solving mysteries. The daughter of a ship's captain living in Ostia, the port of Rome, in AD79, she and her three friends, Jonathan.

Roman Ostia. Russell Meiggs. Clarendon Press, - Ostia (Extinct city) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents.

OSTIA AND POMPEII II. THE IMPERIAL HARBOURS AND PROSPERITY. Ostia Antica became Rome’s main seaport during the Roman Republic ( BC – 27 BC) and the city was largely improved by Julius Caesar and Tiberus, during part of the Roman Empire.

Nevertheless, the Romans slowly began to depend on other ports, meaning that the commercial activity in Ostia slowed down until it fell into decay during the.

Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: Movement and Space demonstrates how studies of the Roman city are shifting focus from static architecture to activities and motion within urban spaces. Rome, Ostia, Pompeii - Paperback - Ray Laurence; David J.

Newsome - Oxford University Press. The plot of The Thieves of Ostia centres around a young girl called Flavia who investigates the mysterious killing of a number of dogs in the Roman port of Ostia. This is a popular choice for KS2 classrooms and is part of the well-loved Roman Mysteries series.

Roman Ostia by Meiggs, Russell. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The book I am reviewing is a fictional is an adventure / mystery set in Ostia the port of ancient Rome in the year 79 AD.

The main characters are four children, Flavia Gemmina a Roman sea captains daughter, Nubia an African slave girl, Jonathan a Jewish boy and Lupus the mute beggar boy who become friends.5/5(5). His book contains a catalogue of harbours. It mentions out of at least major ports in the eastern Med, and 84 of around major ports in the western Med.

G.E. Rickman (known to Ostia specialists because of his studies of the grain supply of Rome, and of store buildings) is preparing a new synthesis, beginning with the western part.

**Description from Amazon: The first in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. Flavia Gemina is a natural at solving mysteries. The daughter of a ship's captain living in Ostia, the port of Rome, in AD79, she and her three friends, Jonathan, a Jewish.Roman Ostia' Revisited: Archaeological and Historical Papers in Memory of Russell Meiggs by Zeni, Anna Gallina; Claridge, Amanda and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Early Years and development of Ostia.

Ostia was founded in the fourth century BC by the Roman King Ancus Marcius, although Grant attributes the founding to a later king, Servius Tullius. The initial encampment was tied to the exploitation of the salt beds at the mouth of the Tiber.

The name Ostia comes from ostium, meaning the river mouth.