Unravelling Urban Religious Landscapes: Visualizing the Impact of Commerce on Religious Movement at Ostia

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dc.contributor.author Crawford, Katherine
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-25T08:11:37Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-25T08:11:37Z
dc.date.issued 2020-11-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/101852
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-dspace-1018527 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-43231
dc.description.abstract Ritual activity constitutes one religious practice that pervaded ancient cities like Ostia, Rome’s ancient port. Despite the extensive surviving evidence at Ostia for religious practice, the ways in which the urban landscape shaped religious movement has not received previous attention. This article focuses on how economic activity may have helped to structure areas of ritual movement throughout the city. Using the Urban Network Analysis Toolbox developed for ArcGIS, areas of economic activity are studied by applying betweenness centrality to determine ‘hotspots’ of movement. These ‘hotspots’ can be used as nodes for undertaking further study of processional movement. The preliminary results suggest that the proposed methodology can enrich archaeological investigations into ritual movement and religious landscapes. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights cc_by-nc-nd de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/de/deed.de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/de/deed.en en
dc.subject.classification Geoinformationssystem de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 930 de_DE
dc.subject.other urban network analysis en
dc.subject.other GIS en
dc.subject.other human movement en
dc.subject.other spatial analysis en
dc.title Unravelling Urban Religious Landscapes: Visualizing the Impact of Commerce on Religious Movement at Ostia en
dc.type ConferencePaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Archäologie de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 5 Philosophische Fakultät de_DE
utue.opus.portal caadamw de_DE
utue.publikation.noppn yes de_DE

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