MAReA and Bioarchaeological Research.
Exploring the ancient Mediterranean
across time and space
MAReA (Mediterranean bioArchaeological Research Advances) is an inter-university laboratory operating through the collaboration of the Sapienza University of Rome (Rome) and the University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" (Caserta).
Our research activities focus on the interaction between past societies and the environment, via the application of biomolecular techniques. We have a variety of research interests that span chronologically and geographically, focusing on the Mediterranean as a pivotal region to understand ancient biological and cultural dynamics.
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A Bayesian multi-proxy contribution to the socioeconomic, political, and cultural history of Late Medieval Capitanata (southern Italy).
Medieval southern Italy is typically viewed as a region where political, religious, and cultural systems coexisted and clashed. Written sources often focus on elites and give an image of a hierarchical feudal society supported by a farming economy...