Becoming Roman (Paperback)

The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul

By Greg Woolf, Woolf Greg

Cambridge University Press, 9780521789820, 316pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 2000

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Hardcover (5/27/2004)

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Description

This book studies the processes conventionally termed "Romanization" through an analysis of the experience of Roman rule over the Gallic province of the empire in the period 200 BC-AD 300. It examines how and why Gallo-Roman civilization emerged from the confrontation between the iron-age cultures of Gaul and the civilization we call classical. It develops an original synthesis and argument that will form a bridge between the disciplines of classics and archaeology and will be of interest to all students of cultural change.