November 9, 2020

1.2 Archaeology of the Roman West: Archaeobotany, Gardens and Healthy Spaces

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Dr. Lisa Lodwick, All Souls College, Oxford.

Lodwick, L. 2017. ‘Evergreen Plants in Roman Britain and Beyond: Movement, Meaning and Materiality’ Britannia 48: 135–173.

Lodwick, L. 2019. ‘Agendas for Archaeobotany in the 21st Century: data, dissemination and new directions’, Internet Archaeology 53:7.


Prof. Patty Baker, Associate of University of Kent

Baker, P.  2018. ‘Pure Air’ and physical and mental health in Pompeian gardens (c.150 BC–AD 79): a multi-sensory approach to ancient medicine, World Archaeology, 50:3, 404-417.

Baker, P. 2013. The Archaeology of Medicine in the Greco-Roman World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Baker. P. & Savani, G. 2019. “‘Contriv’d according to the Strictest Rules of Art’: The Reception of Roman Baths and Gardens at the Villa Albani.” Conference  Il cardinale Alessandro Albani: collezionismo, diplomazia e mercato nell’Europa del Grand Tour.” British School at Rome, Italy, December 2019, 11-13.



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