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Cambridge University Press Publishes The Geography of Strabo

August 21, 2014 in Antiquity À-la-carte, E-resource, Publication

 

Strabo ImageDuane W. Roller’s remarkable new English translation of Strabo’s Geography is now available from Cambridge University Press ( ISBN: 9781107038257; e-book ISBN: 9781139950374). To accompany it, the Center has produced a seamless, interactive online map which is accessible free: http://awmc.unc.edu/awmc/applications/strabo.  The map is built on the Antiquity À-la-carte interface, and has immense coverage because it plots all the locatable geographical and cultural features mentioned in the 17 books of this fundamentally important Greek source – over 3,000 of them, stretching from Ireland to the Ganges delta and deep into north Africa. In the e-version of the translation, the gazetteer offers embedded hyperlinks to each toponym’s stable URI within the digital module, making it possible to move directly between Strabo’s text and its cartographic realization.  

 

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New publication of interest: A Brief History of the Romans, 2nd ed by Boatwright, Gargola, Lenski, and Talbert

October 31, 2013 in Interest, News, Publication

brief_romans_2_ed_coverThe second edition of A Brief History of the Romans by M. T. Boatwright, D. Gargola, N. Lenski, and R. J. A. Talbert is now available from Oxford University Press, featuring new map content generated by the Ancient World Mapping Center.  A companion website, www.oup.com/us/boatwright, is forthcoming.

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Richard Talbert publishes ‘Maps’ as part of Oxford Bibliographies Online (Classics)

August 23, 2012 in Publication

Richard Talbert has contributed a new bibliography of ‘Maps’ to the Classics segment of the Oxford Bibliographies Online project. The website “offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.” Talbert’s contribution comprises information on maps and mapmaking in Classical antiquity.

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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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