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A. General remarks

In ancient historical and archaeological research, the modern term Romanization, which was unknown in antiquity, signifies the diffusion of Roman-Italic civilization, language, and culture within the Roman Empire (Rome I.) and beyond. The concept of Romanization is frequently used by historians and archaeologists to explain the economic, cultural, intellectual and po…

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Woolf, Greg (Oxford), “Romanization”, 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 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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