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The demography of Roman Italy

Saskia Hin

The demography of Roman Italy

population dynamics in an ancient conquest society (201 BCE-14 CE)

by Saskia Hin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internal Migration,
  • HISTORY / Ancient / General,
  • Mortality,
  • Population,
  • Human Fertility,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSaskia Hin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1429 .H55 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25404985M
    ISBN 109781107003934
    LC Control Number2012030786

    population in Italy, in Egypt, and in the Empire as a whole (section II). The core of the chapter consists of a review of the various sources of slaves and the mechanisms of the slave trade (section III), followed by a brief conclusion (section IV). II. The scale of Roman slavery 1. Italy. THE DEMOGRAPHY OF THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD. Walter Scheidel (under contract with Cambridge University Press)Purpose and structure. Demography is essential for our understanding of ancient societies: patterns of mortality, the social organization of reproduction, household formation and population density are among the crucial factors governing life in every society, including ancient .

    about past demography in national and continental esti-mates. The original source of these data, often buried in old writings, remains completely unknown.2 This is exactly the case for Italy. Italy owns some of the earliest information on population – often censuses –, available from Roman antiquity onward. Italy Religion, Economy and Politics. Unsurprisingly, the dominant religion in Italy is Roman Catholicism, with the Vatican City in the heart of Rome. People identifying as some form of Christian make up in excess of 80% of the population. Islam is the second most practiced religion in Italy, although the numbers don't come close to Christianity.

    The demography of Roman state formation and culture change in Italy Walter Scheidel (Stanford University) In my contribution, I focus on two major issues: the demographic dimension of the extension of the political and military features of the Roman system of rule in Italy from the fourth to the first centuries BC, and the role of human.   The actual book The Demography of Roman Italy: Population Dynamics in an Ancient Conquest Society BCE CE by Dr Saskia Hin () has a lot details on it. So when you make sure to read this book you can get a lot of help. The book was authored by the very famous author. Mcdougal makes some.


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The demography of Roman Italy by Saskia Hin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Demography of Roman Italy MPIDR researcher Saskia Hin has written a book that provides a new perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Roman Republic ( BCE –CE 14).

Her book considers how the conquest of an Empire affected the demographic lives of Roman citizens in the Imperial heartland, and what this meant for.

This book investigates demographic behaviour and population trends in Italy during the emergence of the Roman Empire. It unites literary and epigraphic sources with demographic theory, archaeological surveys, climatic and skeletal evidence, models and comparative data.

Also featured is a chapter on climate change in Roman times.5/5(1). This book provides a fresh perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Republic.

It employs a range of sources and a multidisciplinary approach to investigate demographic trends and the demographic behaviour of Roman citizens. Dr Hin shows how they adapted to changing economic, climatic and social conditions in a period of intense conquest.5/5(1).

THE DEMOGRAPHY OF ROMAN ITALY This book provides a fresh perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Republic. It employs a range of sources and a - The Demography of Roman Italy: Population Dynamics in an Ancient Conquest Society BCE 14 CE Saskia Hin Frontmatter The demography of Roman Italy book information.

This book provides a fresh perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Republic. It employs a range of sources and a multidisciplinary approach to investigate demographic trends and the demographic behaviour of Roman by:   The Demography of Roman Italy is a major contribution, as impressive in its handling of the ancient sources as of the tools of historical demography.

Its achievement lies in its sophisticated and cautious approach to both the dynamics of the Roman population and the large-scale trajectory of Roman development.'Author: Saskia Hin. Product Information: This book provides a fresh perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Republic.

It employs a range of sources and a multidisciplinary approach to investigate demographic trends and the demographic behaviour of Roman citizens. For the lands around the Mediterranean Sea and their hinterlands, the period from the second millennium BCE to the early first millennium CE was one of substantial population would become the territory of the Roman Empire saw an average annual population growth of about per cent from the 12th century BCE to the 3rd century CE, resulting in a quadrupling of the region's total.

Recent research has called into question the orthodox view that the last two centuries of the Roman Republic witnessed a decline of the free rural population.

Yet the implications of the alternative reconstructions of Italy's demographic history that have been proposed have never been explored systematically. This volume offers a series of in-depth discussions not only of the republican.

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Italy, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. At the beginning ofItaly had an estimated population of million.

Its population density, at inhabitants per square kilometre (/sq mi), is. In Roman times, it was called the Flavian Amphitheater and h spectators. The name "Colosseum" was introduce in medieval times and referred to a giant statue of Nero that stood nearby.

The outer walls have three levels of arches with columns topped by Ionic capitals at the lower level and Doric and Corinthian at the top. He is the author of Fairs and Markets in the Roman Empire (Gieben, ) and has published extensively on Roman economic history, the history of Roman associations, and Roman demography.

Simon Northwood is Research Fellow at the University of Leiden. He has published on Roman republican history and historiography. Review of Saskia Hin's book on Roman population dynamics during the Republic. - Demography and the Graeco-roman World: New Insights and Approaches Edited by Claire Holleran and April Pudsey Frontmatter More information DEMOGRAPHY AND THE GRAECO-ROMAN WORLD Through a series of case studies this book demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of demographic dynamics on social, economic and.

This volume is a product of Luuk De Ligt’s extensive research project on Roman demography at Leiden and is a re- examination of the evidence on the demographic history of Roman Italy from the third century BC to the first century AD.

The work contains six chapters and four appendices. This book provides a fresh perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Republic. It employs a range of sources and a multidisciplinary approach to investigate demographic trends and the demographic behaviour of Roman citizens.

Dr Hin shows how they adapted to changing economic, climatic and social conditions in a period of intense conquest. Her critical evaluation of the. The demography of Roman Italy: Population dynamics in an ancient conquest society, BCE–14 CE. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ.

Press. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. DOI: /CBO E-mail Citation». ancient Rome, Italy, North Africa and Egypt (Shaw ; Scheidel a: and a). Moreover, rich literary evidence for the prevalence of malaria and its effects in Italy from antiquity to the recent past has made it possible to account for demographic variation in the peninsula (Sallares ).

Disease and the demography of Roman Egypt. Leiden. Scheidel, W. () ‘Roman population size. The logic of the debate’, in People, land, and politics. Demographic developments and the transformation of Roman Italy, BC - AD 14, eds.

de Ligt, and S. Northwood. Leiden: Get this from a library. The demography of Roman Italy: population dynamics in an ancient conquest society ( BCE CE).

[Saskia Hin] -- "This book provides a fresh perspective on the population history of Italy during the late Republic. It employs a range of sources and a multidisciplinary approach to investigate demographic trends.

Italy - Italy - Demographic trends: Throughout the centuries, Italy’s population curve has undergone many changes, often in parallel development with population trends in other European countries.

The midth-century plague reduced the peninsula’s population considerably, and a long period of population growth ended at the beginning of the 17th century.The Foundations of Roman Italy.

London: Methuen & Company. Lomas, Kathryn (). Roman Italy, BC-AD New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN Launaro, Alessandro (). Peasants and Slaves: The Rural Population of Roman Italy.

Cambridge University Press. ISBN Hin, Saskia (). The Demography of Roman. : People, Land, and Politics: Demographic Developments and the Transformation of Roman Italy, BC-AD 14 (History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (): Ligt, Luuk, Northwood, Simon: Books.