PUBLICATION: The Żejtun Roman Villa: Research, Conservation , Management

The papers presented during the Symposium 2012: The Żejtun Roman Villa – Research, Conservation, Management have been published in English so that the information shared among those who attended the symposium itself can be disseminated to a wider audience through proper documentation.

This is the first book published by Wirt iż-Żejtun and will be one of a series which we are planning to issue in the coming years.  This is an attractive and well-presented full-colour 144 page publication printed on 135gms artpaper and with a soft bound full-colour cover.

The following are the themes to be covered and their respective contributors:

The Żejtun Roman Villa: past and present excavations of a multi-period site Profs Anthony Bonanno & Dr Nicholas Vella
The pottery from the 1972 excavation at the Żejtun Villa Maxine Anastasi
The Żejtun Roman Villa: Conservation issues Prof Jo Ann Cassar & Roberta De Angelis
What to do with the Żejtun Villa?: A management proposal David Cardona
Understanding the territory of the Żejtun Villa in Antiquity – three new archaeological discoveries Dr Anthony Pace, Nathaniel Cutajar, Bernardette Mercieca, Christian Mifsud, Mevrick Spiteri
The Żejtun Roman Villa – its past and present context Perit Ruben Abela
A drop in the ocean – the movement of olive oil in the Roman period Dr Timmy Gambin
Perspectives on Olive Cultivation and Processing in Maltese Roman Antiquity Dr Joseph Buhagiar
The Roman Heritage in the South Eastern parts of Malta – Management and Marketing Issues Dr Nadia Theuma
The tale of two cities: Connecting with our past through site interpretation Dr. Malcolm Borg & Samantha Fabry
Managing cultural heritage sites in the south of Malta: the experience of Din l-Art Ħelwa  Simone Mizzi

Note: To read an abstract on each paper presented you can click on each of the paper titles above.  To view information about the author of each paper you can click on author’s name.

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