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54. In the case of many spices Pliny confuses source and entrepot. Miller,RomanSpice Trade,20-21. 55. 18-19 1999). (2002): 429-68. 67. Psalms 24:1-2: "Theearth is the Lord's and all that is in it; for he has founded it upon the seas, and establishedit on the rivers"(New RevisedStandardVersion). 68. "CompareMark16:15; Luke 24:47. And see Acts i:8: "you will be C692-693. 56. :HarvardUniversity Press, 1997). 57. G. E. Rickman, TheCornSupplyof AncientRome(Oxford:Clarendon,1980). 58. On this phenomenon, see further Parker, "Exorienteluxuria,"78-87.

But it is the Piazzaledelle Corporazionithat points most clearlyto a universalismof the exoticduringRome'simperialage,suggesting,as it does, thatvaluederivedas muchfromthe verydynamicsof Mediterraneanconnectivityas fromanyspecificprovenance. 33 TOPOGRAPHIES OF TASTE NOTES I should like to thank Alka Patel,Emily Mackil,the anonymous readersof ArsOrientalis and, not least, the conferenceparticipants for their comments and suggestions. 1. JohnMoreland,"Productionand Exchangein HistoricalArchaeology,"in CompanionEncyclopediaofArchaeology, ed.

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