Towns and Their Territories between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

Synopsis

The papers in this volume are contributed by leading historians, art historians and archaeologists and focus on 5 key themes: the evolution of settlement patterns in the Byzantine empire; the impact of barbarian elites in Spain, Gaul, Italy and Pannonia; the role of the Church in the definition of new links between town and territories; the situation in culturally homogenous territories such as Constantinople and the minor Langbard polities; the situation in economically defined territories. Contributions include papers by Gian Pietro Brogiolo, Pablo C. Déaz, Michel Fixot, Gisela Ripoll and Javier Arce, Sauro Gelichi, Wolfram Brandes and John Haldon, Nancy Gauthier, Gisella Cantino Wataghin, Ross Balzaretti, Martina Caroli, Neil Christie, Bryan Ward-Perkins and John Mitchell.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Gian Pietro Brogiolo
  • Pablo C. Díaz
  • Michel Fixot
  • Gisela Ripoll
  • Javier Arce
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boston
Publication year:
  • 2000