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Published: 01 August 2013

384 Pages | 46 in-text black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199675623

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Harvesting the Sea

The Exploitation of Marine Resources in the Roman Mediterranean

Annalisa Marzano

Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy

  • First comprehensive treatment of the exploitation of marine resources in the Roman world
  • Combines a range of literary, epigraphic, legal, and archaeological sources and materials
  • Uses ethnographic material and data to assess the productivity of ancient practices
  • Illustrated throughout