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Roman Villas

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To many people, villas symbolize the life of luxury in the countryside of Roman Britain: mosaics and wall paintings, dining rooms and sumptuous baths. As this book reveals, however, they were not simply the country houses of prosperous Britons who had learnt the ways of Rome; villas as farms were the most efficient means of producing both goods for market in the new towns ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published March 4th 2008 by Shire Publications (first published January 1st 1983)
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David E. Johnston is a classical archaeologist and former lecturer at the University of Southampton. His excavations have included the Sparsholt Roman Villa, and he has authored numerous books and research papers on Roman archaeology, art and mosaics from the 1960s to the 2010s.

His works include Roman Villas, Discovering Roman Britain, A
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