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Online resources for the archaeology of ancient Algeria and Tunisia

August 27, 2012 in Interest, Publication

Several important resources for ancient North Africa are now available online via Arachnethe central object database of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the Archaeological Institute of the University of Cologne, administrated by Reinhard Foertsch.

  • Gsell, Stéphane. 1864-1932: Atlas archéologique de l’Algérie : édition spéciale des cartes au 200.000e du Service Géographique de l’Armée / avec un texte explicatif rédigé par Stéphane Gsell. Cartes. . Alger : Paris. Links: textmaps.
  • Babelon, Ernest. 1893. Atlas archéologique de la Tunisie: édition spéciale des cartes topographiques publiées par le Ministère de la Guerre. (accompagnée d’un texte explicatif rédigé par Mm. E. Babelon, R. Cagnat, S. Reinach). Paris. Links: textmaps.

  

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UNC Press publishes Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome by Brian Campbell

August 23, 2012 in Interest, News, Publication

Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome (2012)

UNC Press has published Brian Campbell‘s latest monograph entitled Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome (2012). In the book, Campbell explores the role and influence of rivers and their surrounding landscape on the society and culture of the Roman Empire. The monograph includes series of maps produced by AWMC.

608 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 19 halftones, 4 figs., 20 maps, appends., notes, bibl., index

Studies in the History of Greece and Rome

Cloth

ISBN  978-0-8078-3480-0

Published: August 2012

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Antiquity à la carte update

May 24, 2012 in Antiquity À-la-carte, Interest, News

Work continues on AWMC’s “Antiquity à la carte” application, with an enriched, high-resolution terrain layer and increased functionality available under ‘Map Tools’. We are eager for community feedback as users explore the application.

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FYI – Two New 2010 Publications of Interest

April 1, 2010 in Interest, Publication

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FYI – Two New Items of Interest

February 16, 2010 in Interest

  • Duane W. Roller’s Eratosthenes’ Geography from Princeton University Press offers a translation and commentary of the collected fragments of the third century BCE geographer Eratosthenes. The text also contains six full page maps and two double-spread maps prepared by the Ancient World Mapping Center. Click here for the Princeton University Press page.
  • Kurt Raaflaub and Richard Talbert (eds.) announce the arrival of their Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societiesavailable from Wiley-VCH. In this volume twenty specialists describe and illuminate the dominant worldviews of various societies prior to 1750, and therefore offer a global and comparative analysis of how pre-modern societies viewed themselves and their worlds. Click here for the publisher’s announcement.

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FYI – Two important cartographic tools now available

October 14, 2008 in Interest

We would like to bring the following two publications to the attention of the AWMC community:

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Introducing the new global.unc.edu

April 4, 2008 in Interest

UNC GLOBALExplore this comprehensive new web site, illustrating the breadth and depth of UNC’s international assets and opportunities. At global.unc.edu, you will travel world regions, read news and stories about Carolina in the world, and discover over seventy units engaged in global teaching, research and service. The site illustrates how UNC, through its strategic partnerships and global presence, affects positive change in people’s lives around the world. To find all this and much more, visit global.unc.edu.

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Articles of Interest to the AWMC community

January 15, 2008 in Interest, Publication

We invite you to access electronically five recent articles written by Professor Richard Talbert, and one written jointly with Dr. Tom Elliott. These articles pertain to the Antonine Itinerary, the Peutinger Map, and other topics of interest to students of ancient cartography. The articles can be found here, and are accessible in .pdf format.

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