Volume 39 / Number 2

1997

Special Edition: Topics in Late Roman Life

On The Cover: Hagia Sophia, Constantinople, from Gaspard Fossati, Aya Sofia, Constantinople (London: Colnaghi & Co., 1852). British Library, London.

Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: Michael Vickers

Glassware and the Changing Arbiters of Taste

Collectors and scholars have communicated, through exhibits and auction house sales catalogues, that during the time of the Roman Empire […]

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Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: David West Reynolds

The Lost Architecture of Ancient Rome: Insights from the Severan Plan and the Regionary Catalogues

Much of the urban fabric of ancient Rome is lost to us. The famous monuments offer a powerful testament to […]

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Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: Hugh Elton

Off the Battlefield: The Civilian's View of Late Roman Soldiers

When historians discuss the Roman army, they usually talk about the administration of the army or about the army at […]

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Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: Stuart J. Fleming

Late Roman Glass at the University of Pennsylvania Museum: A Photo Essay

The Roman glassmaking industry took root in the late 1st century BC and became established through the 2nd century AD. […]

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Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: John Scarborough

The Life and Times of Alexander of Tralles

Among early Byzantine physicians, Alexander of Tralles (AD 525-605) attracts the admira¬≠tion not only of medical historians, but also of […]

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Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: Jeremy A. Sabloff

Musings and Visions from the Director’s Desk – Summer 1997

As I write this column, the President’s Summit on America’s Future is about to take place in Philadelphia. This Summit […]

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Vol. 39 / No. 2

By: Helen Schenck

Introduction – Summer 1997

This is the second issue of Expedition Magazine to focus on Roman topics in the space of a year. Like […]

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