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The Resource Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome

Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome

Label
Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome
Title
Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aldrete, Gregory S
Dewey number
937.6
Index
index present
LC call number
DG69.A43 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ancient society and history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Floods
  • Floods
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Tiber River (Italy)
  • Floods
  • Italy
  • Italy
Label
Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-323) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Floods and History -- One: Floods in Ancient Rome: Sources and Topography -- Floods and the Foundation of Rome -- Primary Source Descriptions of Floods in Ancient Rome -- Geographic Extent of Floods Based on Primary Sources -- The Topography of Rome and Floods -- Maps of Hypothetical Floods of Different Magnitudes -- Two: Characteristics of Floods -- Flood Types and Basic Hydrology -- Hydrology of the Tiber and the Tiber Drainage Basin -- Duration of Floods at Rome
  • Seasonality of Floods at RomeFrequency of Floods at Rome -- Magnitude of Floods at Rome -- Conclusion -- Three: Immediate Effects of Floods -- Introduction and Methodology -- Disruption of the Daily Life of the City -- Destruction of Property -- Collapse of Structures -- Injuries and Drowning -- Cleaning Up after a Flood: Water, Mud, Debris, Corpses -- Four: Delayed Effects of Floods -- Weakened Buildings -- Food Spoilage and Famine -- Disease -- Psychological Trauma -- Recovery and Reconstruction -- Five: Methods of Flood Control
  • Drain: The Roman SewersFill: Attempts to Raise Ground Level -- Divert: Canals and Channel Modification Schemes -- Contain: Roman Embankments -- Administrative Oversight of the Tiber -- Six: Roman Attitudes toward Floods -- Floods and the Urban Fabric of Ancient Rome: Public Buildings -- Floods and the Urban Fabric of Ancient Rome: Housing -- Water and the Gods -- Floods and the Gods: Portents and Divine Anger -- Flood Reports: Context and Causation -- Flood Prevention: Costs and Benefits -- Conclusion: The Romansâ€? Failure to Make Rome Safe from Floods
  • Appendix I: List of Major Floods at Rome, 414 BCâ€?AD 2000Appendix II: The Modern Tiber Embankments -- Appendix III: A Note on Hydrological Sources -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Control code
923192610
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (362 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801891885
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)923192610
Label
Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-323) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Floods and History -- One: Floods in Ancient Rome: Sources and Topography -- Floods and the Foundation of Rome -- Primary Source Descriptions of Floods in Ancient Rome -- Geographic Extent of Floods Based on Primary Sources -- The Topography of Rome and Floods -- Maps of Hypothetical Floods of Different Magnitudes -- Two: Characteristics of Floods -- Flood Types and Basic Hydrology -- Hydrology of the Tiber and the Tiber Drainage Basin -- Duration of Floods at Rome
  • Seasonality of Floods at RomeFrequency of Floods at Rome -- Magnitude of Floods at Rome -- Conclusion -- Three: Immediate Effects of Floods -- Introduction and Methodology -- Disruption of the Daily Life of the City -- Destruction of Property -- Collapse of Structures -- Injuries and Drowning -- Cleaning Up after a Flood: Water, Mud, Debris, Corpses -- Four: Delayed Effects of Floods -- Weakened Buildings -- Food Spoilage and Famine -- Disease -- Psychological Trauma -- Recovery and Reconstruction -- Five: Methods of Flood Control
  • Drain: The Roman SewersFill: Attempts to Raise Ground Level -- Divert: Canals and Channel Modification Schemes -- Contain: Roman Embankments -- Administrative Oversight of the Tiber -- Six: Roman Attitudes toward Floods -- Floods and the Urban Fabric of Ancient Rome: Public Buildings -- Floods and the Urban Fabric of Ancient Rome: Housing -- Water and the Gods -- Floods and the Gods: Portents and Divine Anger -- Flood Reports: Context and Causation -- Flood Prevention: Costs and Benefits -- Conclusion: The Romansâ€? Failure to Make Rome Safe from Floods
  • Appendix I: List of Major Floods at Rome, 414 BCâ€?AD 2000Appendix II: The Modern Tiber Embankments -- Appendix III: A Note on Hydrological Sources -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
Control code
923192610
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (362 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801891885
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)923192610

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