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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface to the First Edition vii
  • Preface to the Second Edition xi
  • Contents xiii
  • List of Figures xvi
  • List of Plates xvii
  • Abbreviations xx
  • 1: The Nature of the Evidence 1
  • 2: Ostia and Pompeii 11
  • 3: The Origin and Early Growth of Ostia 16
  • 4: The Imperial Harbours and Prosperity 51
  • 5: The Decline of Ostia 83
  • 6: Exploitation and Excavation 102
  • 7: Town Plan and Town Development 111
  • 8: Portus 149
  • 9: The Constitution 172
  • 10: The Governing Class 189
  • 11: The People 214
  • 12: The Houses 235
  • 13: Agriculture and Trade 263
  • 14: The Guilds 311
  • 15: Religion 337
  • 16: Recreation 404
  • 17: The Arts 431
  • 18: The Cemeteries 455
  • Notes 471
  • Appendix I - The Earliest Ostia 479
  • Appendix II - Virgil and Ostia 483
  • Appendix III - Trajan's Canal and the Date of Trajan's Harbour 488
  • Appendix IV - A Passage in Minucius Felix 490
  • Appendix V - Some Ostian Families 493
  • Appendix VI - Fasti 511
  • Appendix VII - The Christian Martyrs of Ostia and Portus 518
  • Appendix VIII - The Population of Ostia 532
  • Appendix IX - The Dating of Ostian Buildings 535
  • Appendix X - The Dating of Ostian Inscriptions 554
  • Appendix XI - Selected Inscriptions 558
  • Addenda 563
  • Bibliography 568
  • Ostia, 1960–1972 575
  • Index of Inscriptions 599
  • Index of Classical Authors 603
  • General Index 606
  • Topographical Index 704
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