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Description - Earthly Paradises by Maureen Carroll

This study brings together archaeological and literary evidence surrounding ancient gardens and also examines the tasks and role of gardeners; at the same time assessing the evidence for various types of plants and trees, and for ancient horticultural practices,

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714127682
ISBN-10: 071412768X
Format: Hardback
(215mm x 215mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: British Museum Press
Publisher: British Museum Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Maureen Carroll

Dr Maureen Carroll obtained a BA in Classics at Brock University (Canada), before being awarded an MA and PhD in Classical Archaeology at Indiana University (USA). From 1986 to 1997 she was the director of Roman and Medieval excavations in Heidelberg, Dusseldorf and Cologne in Germany, and she has excavated extensively in Cyprus, Tunisia and Italy. She is currently Lecturer in Roman Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology and Prehistory at the University of Sheffield. She has published widely on the archaeology of Greek and Roman gardens, and on Roman and Medleval Germany.

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