Taco Tjitte Terpstra

  • 10 Citations

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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, MA, University of Groningen

… → 2003

Law, MA, University of Groningen

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Papyrology
  • Roman long-distance trade
  • Roman material culture
  • Roman socioeconomic history

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  • Research Output

  • Neo-institutionalism in ancient economic history: The road ahead

    Terpstra, T., Dec 28 2018, A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 233-240 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Scopus citations

    Communication and roman long- distance trade

    Terpstra, T. T., Jan 1 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

  • 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