Amsterdam Archaeological Studies
European History
Commissioning Editor:
Simon Forde
Archaeological Centre at VU University (ACVU) in Amsterdam
Nico Roymans, VU University Amsterdam
Geographical scope:
Chronological scope:
Antiquity; Middle Ages

Amsterdam Archaeological Studies is a series devoted to the study of past human societies from prehistory to modern times, primarily based on the study of archaeological remains. The series includes exacavation reports of recent fieldwork; studies of categories of material culture; and synthesizing studies with broader images of past societies, thereby contributing to theoretical and methodological debates in archaeology.

Interior decoration of a 4th century domus showing an agrarian calendar with a villa surrounded by a wooden fence

Interior decoration of a 4th-century domus, showing an agrarian calendar with a villa surrounded by a wooden fence.
Tongeren. Vermeulenstraat 3 site.

 Proposals Welcome:

The series welcomes scholarly monographs and edited volumes in English by both established and early-career researchers.

Proposals for should kindly follow the standard AUP Proposal format and should also include the envisaged table of contents or overview of the volume and abstracts of the proposed chapters or articles. 

Further Information:
For questions or to submit a proposal, contact Simon Forde, Acquisitions Editor European History, via

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This volume explores the final phase of the West Roman Empire, particularly the changing interactions between the imperial authority and external 'barbarian' groups in the northwest frontiers of the...
€ 105,00
This book offers a comprehensive overview of landscape and land use in southeast Italy in the first millennium BCE. Using the most up-to-date techniques, it combines archaeobotanical and...
€ 105,00
The civitas Batavorum was a settlement on the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire, and it is now the site of numerous archaeological excavations. This book offers the most up-to-date look yet...
€ 105,00
Bright red terra sigillata pots dating to the first three centuries CE can be found throughout the Western Roman provinces. The pots' widespread distribution and recognisability make them key evidence...
€ 85,00
How did the Roman villa complex of Hoogeloon develop in the relatively poor and peripheral hinterland of the Lower Rhine? In this volume, leading specialists in the field offer a multidimensional...
€ 129,00
This volume explores the transformation of Iron Age communities in northeast Gaul, and in particular the Middle Rhine-Moselle region, giving special consideration to questions of social identity. Some...
€ 95,00
Synthesizing some 30 years of archaeological research in south-east Italy, this book discusses a millennium that witnessed breathtaking changes: the first millennium BC. In nine to ten centuries the...
€ 85,00
This illuminating study offers a comprehensive analysis of the rural habitation in the northern provinces of the Roman empire. Transcending the traditional studies, the author traces developments in...
€ 95,00
This volume presents eight new Iron Age gold hoards from the southern Netherlands and Belgium, consisting of gold coinages and in several cases also gold ornaments. The study of these hoards provides...
€ 95,00
Divine Interiors is an investigation into the decoration of Greek and Roman temples with wall paintings. Mighty marble facades, sculptures and paintings played an important role in relation to these...
€ 95,00
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