Brill’s New Pauly

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Roads
(6,877 words)

[German version]

I. General

The construction of a network of roads and ways and the creation of long-distance roads always correlates with settlement construction and structure. A mixed settlement structure comprises compact settlements and dispersed homesteads in large number and is in evidence across wide areas of the ancient world for the most varied epochs. Such a settlement structure produc…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel) and Rathmann, Michael (Bonn), “Roads”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12225290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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