Nicola Terrenato

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Professor of Classical Archaeology

435 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003

Office Location(s): 2128 Angell Hall
Office Hours: M Th 9:30-11:30 or by appointment
Phone: 734.936.6097
Fax: 734.763.4959
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  • Fields of Study
    • Roman Republican Archaeology, Roman Imperialism, Early Rome, Field survey methods
  • About

    F. Cambi, N. Terrenato, 1994, Introduzione all'archeologia dei paesaggi, Roma, Nuova Italia Scientifica, 364 pp.

    M. Munzi, N. Terrenato, eds., 2000, Volterra. Il teatro e le terme, Florence, Insegna del Giglio, 220 pp.

    E. Regoli, N. Terrenato, eds., 2000, Guida al Museo Archeologico di Rosignano Marittimo. Paesaggi e insediamenti in Val di Cecina, (Museum Catalogue), Siena, Nuova Immagine, 184 pp.

    N. Terrenato, ed., 2000, Archeologia Teorica, Florence, Insegna del Giglio, 390 pp.

    S. Keay, N. Terrenato, eds., 2001, Italy and the West. Comparative issues in Romanization, Oxford, Oxbow, 234 pp.

    P. Van Dommelen, N. Terrenato, eds., 2007, Articulating local cultures: Power and identity under the expanding Roman Republic, Portsmouth, JRA.

    N. Terrenato, D.C. Haggis, eds., 2011, State Formation in Italy and Greece. Questioning the Neoevolutionist Paradigm, Oxford, Oxbow, 281 pp.

    J.A. Becker, N. Terrenato, eds., Roman Republican Villas: Architecture, Context, and Ideology, Ann Arbor, UM Press, in press.

    N. Terrenato, An Archaeology of Italy, under contract with Cambridge University Press.

    N. Terranto, Early Roman Expansion, in preparation.

    Select Articles
    N. Terrenato, 1992, "Velia and Carinae: some observations on an area of archaic Rome", in E. Herring, R. Whitehouse, J. Wilkins, eds., New Developments in Italian Archaeology. Papers of the Fourth Conference of Italian Archaeology, 4, London, Accordia, 31-47.

    N. Terrenato, A.J. Ammerman, 1996, "Visibility and Site Recovery in the Cecina Valley Survey, Italy", Journal of Field Archaeology, 23, 91-109.

    N. Terrenato, 1998, "The Romanization of Italy: global acculturation or cultural bricolage?", in C. Forcey, J. Hawthorne, R. Witcher, eds., TRAC 97, Oxford, Oxbow, 20-27.

    N. Terrenato, 1998, "Tam firmum municipium: the Romanization of Volaterrae and its cultural implications", Journal of Roman Studies, 88, 94-114.

    N. Terrenato, 2001, "The Auditorium site and the origins of the Roman villa", Journal of Roman Archaeology, 14, 5-32.

    N. Terrenato, 2002, "Ancestor Cults: the perception of ancient Rome and Italian culture", in R. Hingley, ed., Images of Rome, Portsmouth, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series 44, pp. 71-89.

    N. Terrenato, 2002, "The innocents and the skeptics. Classical Archaeology and Antiquity", Antiquity, 76, 1104-11.

    N. Terrenato, 2004, "Sample size matters! The paradox of global trends and local surveys", in S. Alcock, J. Cherry, eds., Side-by-Side Surveys: Comparative Religion Studies in the Mediterranean World, Oxford, Oxbow, 36-48.

    N. Terrenato, 2005, "The deceptive archetype. Roman colonialism and post-colonial thought", in H. Hurst, S. Owen, eds., Ancient Colonizations. Analogy, Similarity, and Difference, London, Duckworth, 59-72.

    N. Terrenato, 2007, "The essential countryside: farms, villages, sanctuaries, tombs", in S. Alcock, R. Osborne, eds., Classical Archaeology, London, Blackwell, 139-161.

    N. Terrenato, 2008, "The cultural implications of the Roman conquest", in E. Bispham, ed., Roman Europe, (The short Oxford History of Europe), Oxford, OUP, pp. 234-264.

    J. Becker, M. Mogetta, N. Terrenato, 2009, "A new plan for an ancient Italian city: Gabii revealed", American Journal of Archaeology, 113.4, 629-42.

    N. Terrenato, 2010, "Early Rome", in A. Barchiesi, W. Scheidel, eds., Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies, Oxford, OUP, 507-518.