The scholarship available on the Roman city of Ostia.


  • DeLaine, J., ‘Ostia’ in A companion to Roman Italy, Chichester, 2016, 417-38.
  • Hermansen, G., Ostia: aspects of Roman city life, Edmonton, 1982.
  • Meiggs, R., Roman Ostia, Oxford, 1973.

Further Reading

  • D’Arms, J.H., ‘Notes on Municipal Notables of Imperial Ostia’ in The American Journal of Philology 97, 1976, 387-411.
  • DeLaine, J., ‘The Insula of the paintings at Ostia i.4.2-4: Paradigm for a city in flux’ in Urban society in Roman Italy, London, 1995, 79-106.
  • DeLaine, J., ‘Bricks and mortar: exploring the economics of building techniques at Rome and Ostia’ in Economies Beyond Agriculture in the Classical World, London, 2000, 230-68
  • DeLaine, J., ‘Designing for a market: ‘medianum’ apartments at Ostia’ in Journal of Roman Archaeology 17, 2004, 146-176.
  • DeLaine, J., ‘Housing Roman Ostia’ in Contested spaces: houses and temples in Roman antiquity and the New Testament, Tubingen, 2012, 327-354.
  • Keay, S.L., Rome, Portus and the Mediterranean, London, 2012.
  • Laird, M.L., ‘Reconsidering the So-Called “Sede degli Augustali” at Ostia’ in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 45, 2000, 41-84.
  • Packer, J.E., ‘Housing and Population in Imperial Ostia and Rome’ in The Journal of Roman Studies 57, 1967, 80-95.
  • Pavolini, C., ‘A Survey of Excavations and Studies on Ostia (2004–2014)’ in Journal of Roman Studies 106, 2016, 199-236.
  • Storey, G.R., ‘Regionaries-Type Insulae 1: Architectural/Residential Units at Ostia’ in American Journal of Archaeology 105, 2001, 389-401.
  • Terpstra, T.T., ‘The « Piazzale delle Corporazioni » reconsidered’ in Mélanges de l’École française de Rome. Antiquité 126, 2014.
  • Ward-Perkins, J.B., ‘Ostia’ in Roman imperial architecture, London, 1994, 141-56.