Ray Laurence

Professor

1991 …2020

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2020

Roads and communications

Laurence, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Materialising Empire in Ancient Rome and Han Dynasty China. Tanner, J., Zhefeng, Y. & Huacheng, Z. (eds.). London: University College London

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The meaning of roads: a reinterpretation of the Roman Empire

Laurence, R., 2020, Travel, pilgrimage and social interaction from antiquity to the middle ages. Kuuliala, J. & Rantala, J. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 37-63

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2019

Antiikin Ostian kadut, portit ja liikenne

Translated title of the contribution: Streets, Gates and Traffic in Ancient OstiaLaurence, R., 2019, Ostia, portti Roomaan. Karivieri, A. & Meriluoto, M. (eds.). Tampere: Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja, p. 120-125 6 p. (Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja; no. 157).

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'At the age of nineteen' (RG 1): life, longevity, and the formation of an Augustan past (43-38 BCE)

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2019, Gender, memory, and identity in the Roman world. Rantala, J. (ed.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 157-179 23 p. (Social Worlds of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages; no. 683).

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From research on Roman history to cartoons and outreach in UK schools

Laurence, R., 2019, Teaching classics with technology. Natoli, B. & Hunt, S. (eds.). London ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 107-119 13 p.

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Kaupat ja ostosten teko antiikin Ostiassa

Translated title of the contribution: Shops and Shopping in Ancient OstiaLaurence, R. & Harlow, M., 2019, Ostia, portti Roomaan. Karivieri, A. & Meriluoto, M. (eds.). Tampere: Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja, p. 268-273 6 p. (Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja; no. 157).

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Ostia Rooman ja maailman välissä

Translated title of the contribution: Streets, Gates and Traffic in Ancient OstiaLaurence, R., 2019, Ostia, portti Roomaan. Karivieri, A. & Meriluoto, M. (eds.). Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja, p. 42-47 5 p. (Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja; no. 157).

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Paikallinen ja globaali: vakiintuneet ilmaukset

Translated title of the contribution: The local and the global: the use of formulae in inscriptionsLaurence, R. & Bennett, L., 2019, Ostia, portti Roomaan. Karivieri, A. & Meriluoto, M. (eds.). Tampere: Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja, p. 162-169 8 p. (Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja; no. 157).

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Vixit annos: kuolleisuus, lapsuus ja sairaudet Ostiassa

Translated title of the contribution: Vixit Annos: Mortality, Childhood and Disease at OstiaLaurence, R., 2019, Ostia, portti Roomaan. Karivieri, A. & Meriluoto, M. (eds.). Tampere: Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja, p. 364-368 5 p. (Tampereen museoiden julkaisuja; no. 157).

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2017

Children and the urban environment: agency in Pompeii

Laurence, R., 2017, Children and everyday life in the Roman and Late Antique world. Laes, C. & Vuolanto, V. (eds.). London, UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 27-42 16 p.

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The sounds of the city: from noise to silence in ancient Rome

Laurence, R., 2017, Senses of the empire: multisensory approaches to Roman culture. Betts, E. (ed.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 13-22 10 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
188 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Ancient Rome: mobility in Europe's first metropolis

Laurence, R., 2016, Spatial cultures: towards a new social morphology of cities past and present. Griffiths, S. & von Lünen, A. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 3-14 12 p. (Design and the built environment).

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Pompeii and the ager pompeianus

Laurence, R., 8 Jan 2016, A companion to roman Italy. Cooley, A. E. (ed.). West Sussex,UK: John Wiley & Sons, p. 401-416 16 p.

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2015

Age, agency and disability: Suetonius and the emperors of the first century CE

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2015, Infirmity in antiquity and the Middle Ages: social and cultural approaches to health, weakness and care. Krötzl, C., Mustakallio, K. & Kuuliala, J. (eds.). Farnham, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 15-27 13 p.

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Towards a history of mobility in Ancient Rome (300 BCE to 100 CE)

Laurence, R., 2015, The Moving city: processions, passages and promenades in Ancient Rome. Östenberg, I., Malmberg, S. & Bjørnebye, J. (eds.). London ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 175-186 12 p.

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2014

Streets and facades

Laurence, R., 2014, A Companion to Roman Architecture. Ulrich, R. B. & Quenemoen, C. K. (eds.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, p. 399-411 13 p. (Blackwell companions to the ancient world).

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The global and the local in the Roman Empire: connectivity and mobility from an urban perspective

Laurence, R. & Trifilò, F., 1 Jan 2014, Globalisation and the roman world: world history, connectivity and material culture. Pitts, M. & Versluys, M. J. (eds.). New York,USA: Cambridge University Press, p. 99-122 24 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Planning and Environment

Laurence, R., 2013, The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History. Clark, P. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 197-212 16 p.

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Roads and bridges

Laurence, R., 28 Mar 2013, A companion to the archaeology of the Roman Republic. Evans, J. D. (ed.). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Publishing, p. 296-308 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Slaves and children in a Roman villa: writing and space in the villa of San Marco at Stabiae

Laurence, R., Baldwin, E. & Moulden, H., 2013, Written Space in the Latin West, 200 BC to AD 300. Laurence, R. & Sears, G. (eds.). London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 153-168 13 p.

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Writing in public space from child to adult: the meaning of graffiti

Laurence, R. & Garraffoni, R., 2013, Written Space in the Latin West, 200 BC to AD 300. Laurence, R. & Sears, G. (eds.). London; New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, p. 123-134 11 p.

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Written space

Laurence, R. & Sears, G., 18 Jul 2013, Written Space in the Latin West 200 BC to AD 300. Laurence, R. & Sears, G. (eds.). 1st ed. London, England: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 1-9 9 p.

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2012

Introduction from Oikos to Familia: Looking forward?

Laurence, R., 2012, Families in the Greco-Roman World. Laurence, R. & Strömberg, A. (eds.). London ; New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, p. 1-10 10 p. (The Family in Antiquity; vol. I).

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Investigating the emperor's toga: privileging images on Roman coins

Laurence, R., 1 Jan 2012, Dress and Identity. Harlow, M. (ed.). Oxford: Archaeopress, p. 69-81 13 p. (IAA Interdisciplinary Series; BAR International Series; no. 2356).

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'Vixit plus minus'. Commemorating the Age of the Dead: towards a familial Roman life course?

Laurence, R. & Trifilò, F., 2012, Families in the Roman and late antique world. Harlow, M. & Larsson Lovén, L. (eds.). London; New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, p. 23-40 18 p. (The family in antiquity; vol. II).

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2011

Endpiece: From movement to mobility : future directions

Laurence, R., 2011, Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: movement and space. Laurence, R. & Newsome, D. J. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 386-401 16 p.

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Literature and the spatial turn: movement and space in Martial's Epigrams

Laurence, R., 2011, Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: movement and space. Laurence, R. & Newsome, D. J. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 81-99 19 p.

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Sculpture, text and recall: the monument to Viscountess Harriet Fitzharris (Christchurch priory, Dorset)

Harlow, M., Laurence, R. & White, R., 2011, Cultural memory and identity in ancient societies. Bommas, M. (ed.). London ; New York: Bloomsbury, p. 127-142 16 p. (Cultural Memory and History in Antiquity ; no. 1).

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Traffic and land transportation in and near Rome

Laurence, R., 1 Jan 2011, The Cambridge companion to: ancient Rome. Erdkamp, P. (ed.). New York, USA: Cambridge University Press, p. 246-261 16 p.

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Viewing the old: recording and respecting the elderly at Rome and in the empire

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2011, On old age: approaching death in antiquity and the Middle Ages. Krötzl, C. & Mustakallio, K. (eds.). Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, p. 3-24 22 p. (History of daily life; vol. 2).

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2010

Betrothal, mid-late childhood and the life course

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2010, Ancient Marriage in Myth and Reality. Larrson Lovén, L. & Strömberg, A. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 56-77 22 p.

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Community

Laurence, R., 2010, A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in Antiuquity. Harlow, M. & Laurence, R. (eds.). Oxford ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 31-44 14 p.

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Introduction

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2010, A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in Antiquity. Harlow, M. & Laurence, R. (eds.). Oxford ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 1-11 11 p.

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World Contexts

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2010, A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in Antiquity. Harlow, M. & Laurence, R. (eds.). Oxford ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 171-186 16 p.

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2008

The representation of age: towards a life course approach

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2008, New perspectives on the ancient world: modern perceptions, ancient representations. Funari, P. P. A., Garraffoni, R. S. & Letalien, B. (eds.). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series, p. 205-221 17 p. (BAR International Series; vol. 1782).

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2007

Gender, age, and identity: the female life course at Pompeii

Laurence, R., 2007, Age and ageing in the Roman Empire. Harlow, M. & Laurence, R. (eds.). Portsmouth, Rhode Island: Journal of Roman Archaeology L.L.C., p. 95-110 16 p. (Journal of Roman archaeology. Supplementary series; no. 65).

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Introduction: age and ageing in the Roman Empire

Harlow, M. & Laurence, R., 2007, Age and ageing in the Roman Empire. Harlow, M. & Laurence, R. (eds.). Portsmouth, Rhode Island: Journal of Roman Archaeology L.L.C., p. 9-24 16 p. (Journal of Roman archaeology. Supplementary series; no. 65).

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Past, present and future in the study of Roman childhood

Harlow, M., Laurence, R. & Vuolanto, V., 2007, Children, Childhood and Society. Crawford, S. & Shepherd, G. (eds.). Oxford: Archaeopress, p. 5-14 10 p. (BAR International Series; no. 1696).

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2005

Health and the life course at Herculaneum and Pompeii

Laurence, R., 3 Mar 2005, Health in Antiquity. King, H. (ed.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 83-96 14 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Milestones, communications, and political stability

Laurence, R., 2004, Travel, Communication and Geography in Late Antiquity: sacred and profane. Ellis, L. & Kidner, F. L. (eds.). Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, p. 41-58 18 p.

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The economic exploitation of geological resources in the Tiber Valley: road building

Laurence, R., 2004, Bridging the Tiber: approaches to regional archaeology in the middle Tiber valley. Patterson, H. (ed.). London: British School at Rome, p. 285-296 (Archaeological monographs of the British School at Rome; no. 13).

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The uneasy dialogue between ancient history and archaeology

Laurence, R., 21 Jan 2004, Archaeology and Ancient History: Breaking Down the Boundaries. Sauer, E. W. (ed.). London, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 99-113 15 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2001

The Roman urban revolution

Laurence, R., 2001, Modalità insediative e strutture agrarie nell’Italia meridionale in età romana. Lo Cascio, E. & Storchi Marino, A. (eds.). Bari, Italy: Edipuglia, p. 591-609 19 p.

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1999

Tourism, town planning and romanitas: Rimini's Roman heritage

Laurence, R., 1999, The Uses and Abuses of Antiquity. Biddiss, M. & Wyke, M. (eds.). London: Peter Lang, p. 187-205 19 p.

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1997

History and female power at Rome

Laurence, R., 1997, Gender and Ethnicity in Ancient Italy. Cornell, T. & Lomas, K. (eds.). London: Accordia Publications, p. 129-139 11 p. (Accordia specialist studies on Italy; vol. 6).

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Writing the Roman metropolis

Laurence, R., 1997, Roman urbanism: beyond the consumer city. Parkins, H. M. (ed.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 1-20 20 p.

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1996

Ritual, landscape and the destruction of place in the Roman imagination

Laurence, R., 1996, Approaches to the study of ritual: Italy and the ancient Mediterranean : being a series of seminars given at the Institute of Classical Studies School of Advanced Study, University of London. Wilkins, J. B. (ed.). London: Accordia Publications, p. 111-121 11 p. (Accordia specialist studies on the Mediterranean; vol. 2).

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1994

Urban renewal in Roman Italy: the limits to change

Laurence, R., 1994, Meaningful architecture: social interpretations of buildings. Locock, M. (ed.). Aldershot: Avebury, p. 66-85 20 p. (World Archaeology Series).

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1991

The urban vicus: the spatial organisation of power in the Roman city

Laurence, R., 1991, Papers of the Fourth Conference of Italian Archaeology: the archaeology of power. Herring, E., Whitehouse, R. & Wilkins, J. (eds.). London: Accordia Publications, Vol. 1. p. 145-151 7 p.

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