Taco Tjitte Terpstra

  • 9 Citations
20082018
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Research Interests

His main area of research is Roman socioeconomic history, with an emphasis on long-distance trade and trading networks. Other areas of interest include the role of writing in the Roman world, papyrology, comparative history, and Roman material culture.

Education/Academic qualification

Ancient History, PhD, Columbia University

… → 2011

Classics, BA/MA, University of Groningen

… → 2003

Law, BA/MA, University of Groningen

… → 1998

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Egypt Social Sciences
theater Social Sciences
town Social Sciences
monument Social Sciences
ritual Social Sciences
community Social Sciences
building Social Sciences
Long-distance Trade Arts & Humanities

Grants 2016 2017

Economic Integration
Rome
Roman Empire
Informing
Continuity

Research Output 2008 2018

Neo-Institutionalism in Ancient Economic History: The Road Ahead

Terpstra, T. T., 2018, A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics. Ménard, C. & Shirley, M. M. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishers, p. 233-240 8 p. (Elgar Research Agendas).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication and Roman Long-Distance Trade

Terpstra, T. T., 2017, Mercury's Wings: Exploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World. Talbert, R. J. A. & Naiden, F. S. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 45-61 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication and roman long- distance trade

Terpstra, T. T., Jan 1 2017, Mercury's Wings: Exploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World. Oxford University Press, p. 45-61 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication
Long-distance Trade
Economy
Classical Antiquity
Rumor

The Palmyrene Temple in Rome and Palmyra’s Trade with the West

Terpstra, T. T., 2016, Palmyrena: city, hinterland and caravan trade between Orient and Occident. Proceedings of the conference held in Athens, December 1-3, 2012. Meyer, J. C., Seland, E. H. & Anfinset, N. (eds.). Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, p. 39-48 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution