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Dr Guy Bradley 


Ancient Italy: Regions Without Boundaries

Guy Bradley, Elena Isayev, Corinna Riva (eds) (Exeter University Press) 2007

Ancient Italy, front cover

The last few decades have seen major advances in our knowledge of the ancient communities of Italy besides Rome. The interaction of these communities with each other and with Rome played a critical part in the formation of Roman Italy and ultimately the Roman empire. Alongside the Etruscans a whole range of less well known ancient peoples are increasingly coming into focus, and it is now more feasible to write a history of these communities in their own right. This book consists of a series of studies, covering the Ligurians and Celts in north-west Italy, the Veneti, Picenes, the Etruscans, the Faliscans, the Latins, the Samnites, the peoples of Campania and the peoples of south-east Italy.

G. Bradley, J.-P. Wilson (eds), Greek and Roman Colonization: Origins, Ideologies and Interactions (Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, 2006)

G. Bradley, Ancient Umbria: State, Culture, and Identity in Central Italy from the Iron Age to the Augustan Era (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2000)

Articles, chapters and reviews

with F. Glinister, 'Italic religion', in by L. Bredholt Christensen, O. Hammer and D. A. Warburton (eds), The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe (Acumen: Durham, 2013) 173-191

'Umbria and Picenum' in C. J. Smith (ed.), The Cambridge Ancient History VII. Plates to Volumes VII, Part 2 and VIII (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2013), 82-97

'Cities and communities in pre-Roman Umbria', in P. Fontaine (ed.), L'Etrurie et l'Ombrie avant Rome. Cité et territoire (Louvain-la-Neuve, 2010) 155-163

Review of H. Jones (ed.), Samnium Settlement and Cultural Change. (Providence RI, 2004), in Ancient West and East 10 (2011) 487-489

Review of A. Marzano, Roman Villas in Central Italy. A Social and Economic History (Leiden, 2007), in JRS 99 (2009) 281-282

'The Roman Republic' in E. Bispham, Oxford Shorter History of Europe: The Roman Era (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2008) 32-68

with D. Fossataro, O. Menozzi, 'The Iuvanum Survey Project, Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy', in A. Faustoferri, G. Lock (eds), Archaeology and Landscape in Central Italy: Papers in memory of John A Lloyd. OUSA Monograph (Oxford, 2008) 137-149

'Romanization: the end of the peoples of Italy?', in G. J. Bradley, E. Isayev, C. Riva (eds), Ancient Italy: Regions without Boundaries (Exeter University Press: Exeter, 2007) 295-322

'Introduction' and 'Colonization and identity in Republican Italy', in G. J. Bradley, J.-P. Wilson (eds), Greek and Roman Colonization: Origins, Ideologies and Interactions (Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, 2006) xi-xvi, 161-187

'The Iuvanum Survey Project: an ancient community in Samnium', in P. Attema, A. Nijboer, A. Zifferero (eds), Papers in Italian Archaeology VI. Proceedings of the  6th Conference of Italian Archaeology, vol. 2 (Oxford, 2005) 1024-1029

'The cult of Hercules in central Italy', in H. Bowden & L. Rawlings (eds), Heracles-Hercules (Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, 2005) 129-151

'Le cinte fortificate nel territorio di Iuvanum', in V. D'Ercole et al. (eds), Preistoria e protostoria dell'Abruzzo. Atti della XXXVI Riunione Scientifica dell'Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria (Florence, 2003) 725-729

Review of F. Borca, Terra mari cincta. Insularità e cultura romana (Rome, 2000), in Journal of Roman Studies 93 (2003) 312

'The Romanisation of Italy', Review discussion of H. Mouritsen, Italian Unification, in JRA 15 (2002) 401-406

Review of J. Berry, R. Laurence (eds), Cultural Identity in the Roman Empire (London, 1998), in Classical Review (2001) 51.1 (2001) 145-146

with E. H. Bispham, J. W. J. Hawthorne, & S. Kane, ‘Towards a phenomenology of Samnite fortified centres’, Antiquity 74, 283 (2000) 23-24

'The colonisation of Interamna Nahars', in A. Cooley (ed.), The Epigraphic Landscape of Roman Italy. BICS supplement (London, 2000) 3-17

'States, cities, and tribes in central Italy', in E. Herring, K. Lomas (eds), The Emergence of State Identities in Italy (Accordia: London, 2000) 109-129

'Iguvines, Umbrians, Romans: ethnic identity in central Italy', in T. J. Cornell, K. Lomas (ed.), Gender and Ethnicity in Ancient Italy (Accordia: London, 1997) 53-67

'Archaic sanctuaries in Umbria', Cahiers du Centre G. Glotz 8 (1997) 111-129