The mirror of Herodotus: The representation of the other in by François Hartog
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Higgins, A Geological Companion to Greece and the Aegean (). . The fact that the book maintains this distinction with such ﬁrmness and clarity is one of the many merits of Amanda Claridge’s excellent Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (). 8 But the prime case, extremely relevant to at least some of the essays in this volume, must be the study of ancient Rome itself. In terms of style of approach and of interpretation, the tone has been set by Filippo Coarelli, whose work is not essentially archaeological, in the sense of the excavation and analysis of objects, but interpretative, in combining very detailed topographical knowledge, and a profound sense of place, with the use of written evidence.
Beyond these would lie the question of dependence on household production for subsistence, or alternatively of access to markets for food, and dependence or otherwise on the market for access to manufactured goods, furniture, or clothing. As indicated already, virtually the entire geographical area which saw the ﬂourishing of Graeco-Roman civilisation, a period which in terms of human history is very recent indeed, has left a vast stock of physical evidence, from potsherds to buildings to organic remains, which is potentially relevant to all these questions.
It remains the case that the joint text still needs detailed study from many points of view—linguistic, institutional, cultural, and political. For the Senatus consultum all that is already provided, in the exemplary publication by W. Eck, A. Caballos, and F. Fernández, Das Senatus Consultum de Cn. Pisone Patre (), with the review article by M. Griﬃn, ‘‘The Senate’s Story,’’ JRS (): , and the special issue of the American Journal of Philology, edited by C. Damon and S. Takács, The Senatus Consultum de Cn.