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Simon Cleary - Chedworth: Life in a Roman Villa - 9780752486437 - V9780752486437
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Chedworth: Life in a Roman Villa

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Chedworth is one of the few Roman villas in Britain whose remains are open to the public, and this book seeks to explain what these remains mean. The fourth century in Britain was a ‘golden age’ and at the time the Cotswolds were the richest area of Roman Britain. The wealthy owners of a villa such as Chedworth felt themselves part of an imperial Roman aristocracy. This is expressed at the villa in the layout of the buildings, rooms for receiving guests and for grand dining, the provision of baths, and the use of mosaics. The villa would also have ... Read more

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Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752486437
SKU
V9780752486437
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99-5

About Simon Cleary
DR SIMON ESMONDE CLEARY holds degrees in archaeology from the universities of London and Oxford and is currently Professor of Roman Archaeology at the University of Birmingham. His interests and publications focus on the later Roman period and he has excavated in both Britain and France on sites of this period.

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