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Data on professional diversity in ancient Roman cities

Part of the Social Reactors Project datasets project

Creator(s): John Hanson

Year: 2017

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Summary

Data on professional diversity in Roman cities of the Imperial period analyzed in Hanson, et al. "Settlement Scaling and the Division of Labor in the Roman Empire," Journal of the Royal Society Interface.


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Cite this Record

Data on professional diversity in ancient Roman cities. John Hanson. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2017 ( tDAR id: 438119) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8FN18SV


URL: http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/


Data Set Structure

Measurement Column
Count Column
Coded Column
Filename Column
Integration Column (has Ontology)

Table Information: Associations

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
West / East Grouping of provinces into the Eastern vs. Western portion of the Roman Empire
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
D(N) Diversity Index, calculated as (Associations / Inscriptions) * Population
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
inscriptions Number of inscriptions found within 5km of the center point of the city and included in the Epigraphik Datenbank Klaus-Slaby
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
associations Number of associations linked to city in Waltzing's classic study.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Population Population estimate, derived from settled area estimate and calibration with house density.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Province Roman province in which the city occurs
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
City name VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Primary key Record counter, from Hanson catalogue of Roman cities.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -100 to 300 (Documentary evidence)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -16.102; min lat: 28.025 ; max long: 45.773; max lat: 54.183 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Scott Ortman


File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
Final-Supplementary-Information.xlsx 24.96kb Sep 17, 2017 Sep 18, 2017 9:36:44 AM Public
Supplementary Information--Analysis Dataset
Translated version Final-Supplementary-Information_translated.xlsx (14.43kb)
Data column(s) in this dataset have been associated with coding sheet(s) and translated:
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America