The development of the Roman provinces of Sardinia, Corsica and Sicilia (3rd cent. BC to 5th/6th cents. AD)
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I. Development of the Roman provinces of Sardinia and Corsica (237 BC – AD 534)

Records from Sardinia are far more plentiful and informative. The smaller island of Corsica was always in the shadow of its neighbour. Sardinia was known for its fertility. With Africa, Sicily and Egypt, the island delivered the grain so important to the urban population …

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Olshausen, E., “The development of the Roman provinces of Sardinia, Corsica and Sicilia (3rd cent. BC to 5th/6th cents. AD)”, 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 24 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA142>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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