The Iberian Peninsula between 300 and 850
Javier Martínez Jiménez, Isaac Sastre de Diego, Carlos Terejizo
An Archaeological Perspective
€ 99,00
ISBN:
9789089647771
Release date:
02-10-2017
Available:
Expected
Edition:
Hardback
Pages:
348
Author:
Javier Martínez Jiménez, Isaac Sastre de Diego, Carlos Terejizo
Series:
The Iberian Peninsula between 300 and 850
The vast transformation of the Roman world at the end of antiquity has been a subject of broad scholarly interest for decades, but until now no book has focused specifically on the Iberian Peninsula in the period as seen through an archaeological lens. Given the sparse documentary evidence available, archaeology holds the key to a richer understanding of the developments of the period, and this book addresses a number of issues that arise from analysis of the available material culture, including questions of the process of Christianisation and Islamisation, continuity and abandonment of Roman urban patterns and forms, the end of villas and the growth of villages, and the adaptation of the population and the elites to the changing political circumstances.