Roman colonization
(2,151 words)

I. Introduction

It was certainly not a purpose of ancient ‘colonization’, as in the modern sense, to establish dominion over wide expanses of territory. Rather, the newly-established settlements were largely o…

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Olshausen, E. and Winkle, C., “Roman colonization”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA154>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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