Roman Funerary Monuments of South-Western Pannonia in their Material, Social, and Religious Context [Paperback]

Branka Migotti(Author); Marjeta Sasel Kos Jamison(Author); Iva Radman-Livaja(Author)

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ISBN: 9781789690217 | Published by: Archaeopress Archaeology | Series: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology | Volume: 45 | Year of Publication: 2018 | Language: English 290p, H11.5 x W8, 308 figures (133 plates in color)
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Roman Funerary Monuments of South-Western Pannonia in their Material, Social, and Religious Context

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This book has come about as a result of the project 'Roman Funerary Monuments of South-Western Pannonia in their Material, Social, and Religious Context', unfolding between 2015 and 2018 in the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts under the auspices of the Croatian Science Foundation, with B. Migotti as the project leader and M. Šašel Kos and I. Radman-Livaja as collaborators. 'Roman Funerary Monuments of South-Western Pannonia in their Material, Social, and Religious Context' examines around two hundred funerary monuments and fragments (stelai, sarcophagi, ash-chests, tituli, altars, medallions and buildings) from three Roman cities in the south-west part of the Roman province of Pannonia in the territory of north-west Croatia: colonia Siscia (Sisak) and municipia Andautonia (Ščitarjevo) and Aquae Balissae (Daruvar). A juxtaposition of the evidence from three administrative units of different dimensions and municipal profiles, and of unequal importance in the wider area, offered a good opportunity for a meaningful comparison of the main components for a reconstruction of material, social and cultural components of the three Romano-provincial communities. The components studied were: 1 – territorial scope of the individual cities; 2 – quantification of the monuments in terms of kinds and chronology; 3 – structural typology and iconography; 4 – social aspects of the monument use; 5 – ritual and religious aspects (incineration vs. inhumation, classical religion vs. Christianity); 6 – geo-archaeological aspect. The most valuable contributions have been achieved in the geo-archaeological field, as such research had never been carried out in the studied area before.

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments – by Branka Migotti

Introduction – by Branka Migotti

Chapter I Catalogues – by Branka Migotti and Marjeta Šašel Kos

Chapter II Discussion of the evidence – by Branka Migotti

Chapter III Geology and quarries – by Branka Migotti

Chapter IV Population of south-western Pannonia: Siscia, Andautonia, and Aquae Balissae – by Marjeta Šašel Kos

Chapter V The social impact of Roman soldiers in Siscia, Andautonia and Aquae Balissae – by Ivan Radman-Livaja

Bibliography

Abbreviations of epigraphic and onomastic corpora and Internet databases

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