Roman London was Hugh Chapman's stamping ground and it is entirely fitting that his friends and colleagues should have chosen it the theme of this tribute to his memory: it is no surprise at all that there are many contributors. Contents: The Temple of Diana (G. Clark) ; The Beginnings of Arhcaeology in the City of London (P. Marsden) ; London as Provincial Capital (M. Hassall) ; the Status of Londinium (J. Wilkes) ; Characterizing Roman London (M. Millett); How to Interpret Roman London? (R. Reece); Monumental architecture (T. F. C. Blagg); A palace disproved: reassessing the provincial governor's presence (G. Milne); the cemeteries of Roman London (J. Hall); a miniature chalk head from the Thames and the 'cult of the head' (J. Cotton); sculptors from the west (M. Henig); the London hunter-god and his significance (R. Merrifield); Isis, not Cybele: a bone hairpin from London (C. Johns); frogs from the Walbrook: a cult and its attribution (J. Bird); Petrecus connected: thirty years on (G. B. Dannell); the hare with three legs (A. H. Easson); Iron Age and Roman pottery traditions (P. Tyers); Procuratorial mortarium stamps (K. F. Hartley); coin interpretation (M. J. Hammerson); decorated Roman spoons (C. E. E. Jones and D. Sherlock); a new collyrium stamp and some thoughts on eye-medicine (R. Jackson); Roman meterial from London in the Pitt-Rivers collection at Salisbury (N. Griffiths); Dem dry bones (C. Orton); a five-acre wood in Roman Kent (R. S. O. Tomlin); the London region in the Roman period (D. G. Bird); in search of Sulloniacis (H. Sheldon); Stony Jack's Roman London (J. Macdonald); Displaying Roman London (M. Hebditch). Michael Robbins contributes an appreciation of Hugh Chapman, and Bernard Nurse a bibliography of his publications.
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Book Description Oxbow Books, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1900188023
Book Description Oxbow Books Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 268 pages. 11.70x8.10x0.80 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1900188023