This book explores the consequences of the Roman conquest of Greece. Social and economic developments during the period BC to AD are traced. Susan E. Alcock, Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxi + $ M Y topic today is “Graecia Capta: Roman views of Greek Cul- ture.” Of the subtitle’s five words, two are problematic: “views” and “culture.” Now, by “views” we.

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Graecia Capta: The Landscapes of Roman Greece by Susan E. Alcock

References to this book Archaeologies of Landscape: Jennifer Berenson added it Aug 18, For it was about five hundred and ten years after the building of Rome before Living” published a play in the consulship of C.

Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artes intulit agresti Latio. Books by Susan E.

Archaeological evidence, in particular the new data provided by archaeological surface survey, is especially emphasized. Want to Read saving…. Sarah added it May 23, For one thing, the section entitled “A little history of Catpa Greece” is as good a starting point for teaching the period as any I have seen, despite occasional infelicities that creep in due to compression is it really true to say, as A.

She examines this in reference to the rural and graeci sites. Did Roman culture disappeared under Greek culture? Alcock writes well, so those passages aren’t as painful as one might think. Perhaps more important are a few infelicities of emphasis. Christoph marked it as to-read Jan 24, CultureEducation cqpta, HabitsHistory Archaeology. English to LatinLatin to English translationgeneral Latin languageLatin grammarLatine loquereancient and graeca world links. Until recently, scholarship tended to view post-Classical Greece as not really worthy of study.


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Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artis intulit agresti

Better, as Cartledge and Spawforth do, 5 to Latinize throughout. Dan rated it really liked it Jan 14, Maintained Roman religion maintains its particular ritual character, the arts in general acquire a practical sense that they had not in Greece, science helps technique and especially the Roman law, based on common sense, maintains its vigor and energy.

Thanks once again, MoT. Alcock’s book sought to unravel this dramatized perception through archaeological inquiries and cross-examination of textual records, to reconsider the often romanticized master-pupil relationship between Greece and R This is a very good source for understanding socioeconomic developments in Hellenistic and early Roman Greece, a period traditionally associated with the rise of an energetic, unrefined military power at the expense of the tragic descent of a once proud and prosperous civilization.

Barbara Caceres added it Dec 17, Eadweard marked it as to-read Jul 07, Benet Davis rated it really liked it Jan 05, Timothy Smith marked it as to-read Oct 01, Archaeology and Text John Moreland Snippet view – Return to Book Page. Anyway, the accusative artis is what is being waged here, in place graeecia the normal bellum.

It also seems unnecessary to have a numeric and an alphabetic key to fig. A number of institutions, particularly the Museum of Classical Archaeology of the University of Cambridge and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, have been generous with the supply of photographic material. Trivia About Graecia Capta: CatoSep 8, She is equally cautious about this type of evidence, graeica all the survey data she uses into three categories, “A”, “B” and “C”, depending on the reliability of the data graefia.

Maira rated it really liked it Feb 05, The orthography of nomenclature in the work is idiosyncratic. Apesas appears in the background p. Her conclusions are interesting, suggesting that shifting settlement patterns may explain a drop in rural sites, rather than depopulation.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The author traces social and economic developments from approximately BC to Caltadrawing on a combination of archaeological and historical sources. Apesas with a nineteenth-century drawing of the sanctuary of Zeus at Nemea in which Captw. You might translate it as “Greece, having been captured One result of this emphasis is the division of the work into four separate “landscapes” – rural, civic, provincial, and sacred – each of which complements the others.

As so often in history, the native refuses to disappear and often remains on the substrate under innovative layer. This framework allows an exploration of conditions in the countryside, of the organization of the Early Roman city, of the provincial structure of Greece the province of Achaia as a whole, and of the repercussions of conquest upon Greek sacred geography.

Of the twenty-three sources, fifteen are concentrated in the Aegean area, with the result that this section of the map is buried in symbols and numbers and difficult to interpret; the Aegean should have had its own inset. Latin Boards on this Forum: Latio is dative to indicate whom the artes were waged against, and the third declension adjective agresti is also dative and agreeing with it.

Moreover, judging from remarks in her notes A. Nicolas Ribeiro Porto marked it as to-read Apr 03, Selected pages Title Page. In what manner, for instance, was the unity imposed on the Greeks as part of a Roman province different from that imposed by Philip of Macedon?