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New Volume of Interest: The Romans: From Village to Empire. A History of Rome from Earliest Times to the End of the Western Empire [2nd edition; 2011]

January 11, 2012 in Class Maps, Publication

The second edition of The Romans: From Village to Empire by M. T. Boatwright, D. Gargola, N. Lenski, and R. J. A. Talbert is now available from Oxford University Press and features over 30 new maps and plans by the Ancient World Mapping Center. Electronic versions (.pdf format) of all maps may be downloaded here.

 

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New Item of Interest: Reprint of Franz Christoph von Scheyb, Peutingeriana Tabula Itineraria

June 17, 2011 in Publication

The important but notoriously rare work of Franz Christoph von Scheyb, Peutingeriana Tabula Itineraria (Vienna, 1753) is now reissued for the first time – with seven-page Introduction by M. Calzolari – by F. Ronca et al., Arti Grafiche Celori, Via Galvani 11, 05100 Terni, Italy (183 euros). No ISBN. Email contact: P.Barboni@confindustria.it. N.B. The twelve folio spreads on which the map itself is engraved are bound into this impressive volume rather than supplied loose with it.

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New Item of Interest: Reprint of William Smith’s An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical: Maps of the Ancient World

December 13, 2010 in Publication

The reprint of William Smith’s famous 1874 An Atlas of Ancient Geography, Biblical and Classical: Maps of the Ancient World, complete with an Introduction by Richard Talbert, will be available from I.B.Tauris in 2012. Please click here to view details about the publication.

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New Item of Interest: Routledge Wall Maps for the Ancient World

November 2, 2010 in News, Publication, Wall Maps

We are pleased to announce the publication of seven Wall Maps for the Ancient World created at the Center. Please click here to view details about the maps on the Routlege Press webpage.

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Publication of Interest

June 24, 2010 in Publication

Alexander Falileyev, in collaboration with Ashwni E. Gohil and Naomi Ward, “Dictionary of Continental Celtic Place-Names: A Celtic Companion to the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World “ (CMCS, Aberystwyth, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9557182-3-6).

 

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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 – Important cartographic tool now available

September 17, 2009 in Publication

We would like to bring the following publication related to studies of Ptolemy to the attention of the AWMC community:

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New book: Rome’s World: The Peutinger Map Reconsidered, by Richard J.A. Talbert

June 17, 2009 in Publication

Richard Talbert’s new book Rome’s World: The Peutinger Map Reconsidered is due to be published in March 2010. For the Cambridge University Press Announcement, click here.

For a pdf version of the Times Literary Supplement review, please click here.

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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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