SUMMER/AUTUMN 2019

 

Editorial

 

Mark Merrony talks about the goodwill behind Antiqvvs

News

 

Sofia Carreira-Wham reports on the controversial plans to build an airport at Chinchero near Macchu Picchu in Peru

 

Articles

 

Ancient wellsprings of religion and creativity

Murray Eiland interviews Carl Ruck of Boston University about the relevance of Classics in the contemporary world as well as probing some fascinating aspects of his research

The splendour of mosaics in the Roman empire

Mark Merrony looks at the different ways of interpreting floor pavements from aesthetics to ideology, patronage, and symbolism

Ravenna and the fall of the Roman empire

Michael Starks takes us on a tour of the beautiful ecclesiastical wall and vault mosaics of the unique city with its abundance of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The eagle has landed: Julius Caesar in Britain

Roger Nolan assesses the evidence for a new route through southeast Britain when the great dictator marched against Cassivellaunus

Museum of the Bible: spreading the digital message

Murray Eiland looks at the exciting technological innovations that characterise this relatively new museum

Antarctica's 'magic door'

Alasdair MacLeod gives a gripping account of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Transantarctic expedition as told through the lens of Frank Hurley

 

Book reviews

 

From Caesar to Augustus (c. 49 BC-AD14): using coins as sources

Clare Rowan

reviewed by

Murray Eiland

 

The Routledge Handbook of Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World

edited by Paul Erdkamp and Claire Holleran

reviewed by

Murray Eiland

Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology

Richard I Macphail and Paul Goldberg

reviewed by Murray Eiland

 

 

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