H 290 x W 205 mm
60 figures, black & white throughout
Published Jun 2019
Roman ports; Early medieval ports; River ports; Mediterranean trades; North European Emporia; Wooden piers; Vitruvian arcae; Opus coementicium; Portus Romae; Classis; Byzantine Naples; San Vincenzo al Volturno abbey; Porti romani; Porti altomedievali; Porti fluviali; Commerci mediterranei
This book analyses the Roman and early medieval ports of Italy and the building techniques used in their structures; it displays the elements of continuity and discontinuity revealed during these centuries.
'A fascinating branch of archaeology—especially for those who love the history of navigation—is the one treated in this important book by Alessandro Luciano, from the National Archaeological Museum of Naples (MANN), which illustrates a whole series of research and discoveries regarding seaports, and ancient and early medieval river landings.'