Cadastres, Misconceptions & Northern Gaul
A Case Study From the Belgian Hesbaye RegioneBook - 2009
A Roman cadastre is a particular form of land allotment which looks like a chequerboard. It was implemented by the Romans in regions throughout the Empire, from Syria to Gaul. Yet, how did a Roman cadastre exactly look like? What has Roman cadastration in common with centuriatio and parcellation, and what not? Are aerial photographs and maps a reliable source to reveal traces of a Roman cadastre? Did Roman cadastres exist outside the Mediterranean region, and if so, what are the consequences of its existence on a socio-cultural level? Behind these apparently straightforward questions are for m.
Publisher: Havertown : Sidestone Press, 2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (169 pages)