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Waste and Pollution in the Ancient Roman Empire

Published Online: 30 Dec 2016
Page range: 33 - 49
Received: 29 Aug 2016
Accepted: 12 Sep 2016
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This article describes select examples of waste management from the Roman Empire (27 BCE to 365 CE). Classical written sources and anthropological and archeological literature were studied. The central theme of this paper is ancient man’s relationship with waste and his responses to pollution.

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