Trade in Ancient Rome

The scholarship available on trade in the City of Rome.


  • Coulston, J. & Dodge, H., Ancient Rome: the archaeology of the eternal city, Oxford, 2000, Ch 7.
  • Erdkamp, P. (ed.) The Cambridge companion to ancient Rome, Cambridge, 2013, Ch 13-16.
  • Robinson, O.F., Ancient Rome: city planning and administration, London, 1992, Ch 10.
  • Stambaugh, J.E., The ancient Roman city, Baltimore, 1988, Ch 9.

Further Reading

  • Dyson, S.L., Rome: a living portrait of an ancient city, Baltimore, 2010, Ch 9.
  • Garnsey, P., ‘Grain for Rome’ in Trade in the ancient economy, London, 1983, 118-30.
  • Keay, S.J., Rome, Portus and the Mediterranean, London, 2012.
  • Keay, S.J. & Paroli, L., Portus and its hinterland: recent archaeological research, London, 2011.
  • Morley, N., Metropolis and hinterland: the city of Rome and the Italian economy, 200 B.C.-A.D. 200, Cambridge, 1996.
  • Rickman, G., Roman granaries and store buildings, London, 1971.
  • Rickman, G., The corn supply of ancient Rome, Oxford, 1980.