Population, area, and infrastructural measures for Roman cities of the Imperial period

Part of the Social Reactors Project datasets project

Creator(s): John Hanson; Scott Ortman

Year: 2019

Summary

Data analyzed in: Hanson, John W., Scott G. Ortman, Luis M. A. Bettencourt, and Liam C. Mazur (2019). Urban form, infrastructure, and spatial organization in the Roman Empire. Antiquity 93(368).

Cite this Record

Population, area, and infrastructural measures for Roman cities of the Imperial period. John Hanson, Scott Ortman. United Kingdom: Antiquity. 2019 ( tDAR id: 448563) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8448563

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URL: https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2018.192


Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: Roman-Cities-Infrastructure-Data

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Block area (m2) Average area of a block, in square meters.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Street width (m) Average width of streets, in square meters.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Street length (m) Total length of streets in the site, in square meters.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Street area (m2) Total area of streets in the site, in square meters.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Forum / agora area (m2) Total area of all fora/agorae in the site, in square meters.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Population Estimate Population estimate, following the methodology in Hanson and Ortman (2017) Journal of Roman Archaeology.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Area (ha) Site area, in hectares
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Architecture : Measurement none none
Name Site Name
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
ID Hanson Catalogue ID
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -100 to 300 (Roman Imperial Period)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -13.992; min lat: 26.706 ; max long: 47.32; max lat: 54.75 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Scott Ortman

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Area, population, and infrastructural measures for Roman cities of the Imperial period.
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