Introduction: Between Words and Walls: Material and Textual Approaches to Housing in the Graeco-Roman World

Richard Alston, Jennifer Baird, April Pudsey

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Introduction to the volume which considers the methodological problems of working on the housing of the ancient world. The problem centres on the relationship between the evidence of texts and archaeology. The article also surveys the historiography of the issue and looks at the contributions of the volume.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHousing in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Subtitle of host publicationMaterial and Textual Approaches
EditorsJennifer Baird, April Pudsey
Place of PublicationCambridge and New York
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9781108845267
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Housing
  • Ancient
  • Mediterranean
  • Methodology

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