Isabel Sánchez Ramos

Isabel Sánchez Ramos
University College London | UCL · Institute of Archaeology

PhD Senior Researcher

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October 2014 - September 2016
University of Bordeaux
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  • Researcher
October 2014 - September 2016
University of Bordeaux
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  • PostDoc Position
January 2010 - December 2012
University of Barcelona
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This paper offers a reflection on the complexity of identifying the archaeological context of many sculptural items housed in our museums that belonged to a late antique architecture. This is the case of the visigothic pilaster from the Monsalud collection, like many other elements dated from that period simply ascribed to ecclesiastical buildings....
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A study of three famous usurpations of the Visigoth period. First, the nature of the uprising of Prince Hermenegild (579-585), the ensuing civil war and the complex political context of the time is analyzed, as well as the important implications that the conflict had for the evolution of the kingdom. The second study deals with the rebellion of dux...
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Available in: https://archaeopress.com/ArchaeopressShop/Public/displayProductDetail.asp?id={5C19F243-B909-4E34-BC82-29361B36F805} The rebellion of Prince Hermenegild (580-585) was one of the most controversial and dark episodes in the history of Visigothic Spain. The chroniclers of his time made certainly different interpretations that influenced...
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La rebelión del príncipe Hermenegildo (580-585) constituye uno de los episodios más controvertidos y oscuros de la historia de España. Ya en su tiempo este hecho fue objeto de lecturas ciertamente dispares que influyeron en ulteriores interpretaciones de lo más diverso. Incluso en la actualidad los investigadores siguen lejos de encontrar un acuerd...
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Debates surrounding late antique societies have attracted renewed interest from an archaeological perspective. Attention given to this period between the fifth and the eighth centuries reflects present-day issues closely related to urban landscapes and long-term change in the human occupation of space. The aim of the ULP.PILAEMA Project is to exami...
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Desde 2012, un equipo interdisciplinar ha afrontado el estudio de la topografía urbana y del territorio de la antigua civitas Igaeditanorum que pertenecía a la provincia romana de Lusitania. El yacimiento fue excavado en la segunda mitad del pasado s. XX por el arqueólogo portugués Fernando de Almeida. El proyecto IdaVe ha buscado revitalizar la in...
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How did the breakdown of Roman rule in the Iberian Peninsula eventually result in the formation of a Visigothic kingdom with authority centralised in Toledo? This collection of essays challenges the view that local powers were straightforwardly subjugated to the expanding central power of the monarchy. Rather than interpret countervailing events as...
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How did the breakdown of Roman rule in the Iberian Peninsula eventually result in the formation of a Visigothic kingdom with authority centralised in Toledo? This collection of essays challenges the view that local powers were straightforwardly subjugated to the expanding central power of the monarchy. Rather than interpret countervailing events as...
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Estudio iconográfico de la fachada de la iglesia de Santo Domingo de Soria, uno de los ejemplos más bellos de la arquitectura románica peninsular. Se abordan en el presente artículo algunos problemas relativos a la decoración de la fachada de la iglesia románica de Santo Domingo de Soria (antigua Santo Tomás apóstol) y su relación con un programa i...
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La serie TEMAS SORIANOS de AUDEMA se inicia con dos volúmenes. El primero de ellos ANALECTA YANGÜESA. Colección de estudios sobre la Tierra y Villa de Yanguas, de Rafael Barroso Cabrera, aborda diferentes aspectos de esta comarca soriana desde la protohistoria hasta la Edad Moderna. El segundo volumen, ESPERANDO AL QUE HA DE VENIR. ESCATOLOGÍA Y AP...
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La iglesia de Santo Domingo pasa por ser, junto con el monasterio de San Juan de Duero y la ermita de San Saturio, uno los monumentos más representativos de Soria. Sin duda se trata de una de las construcciones más notables de esta pequeña ciudad castellana e, incluso, de todo el arte románico español, sobre todo por la extraordinaria belleza de la...
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EARLY CHRISTIANITY in Portugal and Spain resulted in changes to the urban setting of graves and cemeteries. The arrival of a seasonal liturgy that embraced sacred locations and honoured the memory of illustrious figures of the Christian faith was an agent in the transformation of late antique and early medieval townscapes. The material versatility...
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The archaeological site of Santa Maria's Sé-Cathedral is located in the parish of Idanha-a-Velha (Portugal). Roman municipium in High Imperial Era, when structures dated to the First and Second Centuries AD are documented, it appears that this city was known as Ciuitas Igaeditanorum and developed a reputation along the Fourth Century AD. as a new E...
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The purpose of this book is to present the results obtained by the IdaVe Research Project. The main contribution is to provide new reflections concerning the landscape, urbanism and architecture of Idanha-a-Velha in the Roman, late antique and medieval periods based on the latest fieldwork data and the reinterpretation of previous works.
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Se presentan los resultados arqueológicos obtenidos durante la Campaña de excavación de 2014 realizada en el yacimiento conocido como Paço dos Bispos de Idanha-a-Velha. En este lugar emplazado intramuros junto al lienzo murario suroccidental se ubica el grupo episcopal tardoantiguo de Egitania. Los trabajos arqueológicos no sólo han permitido docu...
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Available in: https://archaeopress.com/ArchaeopressShop/Public/displayProductDetail.asp?id={5C19F243-B909-4E34-BC82-29361B36F805} In view of the historical documentation, to the contrary of a nostalgic and traditionalist vision propagated by the nineteenth-century writers and, especially by an author such as Navarro Villoslada, who painted the nob...
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El presente artículo se ocupa de los contextos materiales no cerámicos visigodos y postvisigodos localizados en la Campaña 2016 en el enclave visigodo de Los Hitos –Arisgotas, Orgaz- (Toledo). Se presentan aquí los materiales no cerámicos localizados en la reexcavación de los espacios excavados en las campañas realizadas en el yacimiento por el inv...
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RESUMEN (Elbora) El propósito del presente artículo es determinar la situación de la antigua ciudad vetona de Aebura y posterior sede episcopal de Elbora. Durante siglos el emplazamiento de esta ciudad se ha visto rodeado por una polémica que se viene arrastrando desde el siglo XVII entre defensores y detractores de la reducción de la misma a la ci...
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RESUMEN El yacimiento de Los Hitos consta de un pequeño edificio construido en mampostería y sillarejo, que fue excavado a finales de los años ‘70 y principios de los ‘80 por Luis Balmaseda Muncharaz, y una serie de edificios aledaños. Lo más llamativo de la fábrica del edificio principal es la existencia de contrafuertes al exterior, que nos habla...
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Resumen Este trabajo se centra en el estudio de la realidad arqueológica de la provincia romana de la Bética durante el periodo que media entre la caída del Imperio y la desaparición del Reino Visigodo de Toledo. El marco geográfico de nuestro estudio se ciñe grosso modo al territorio comprendido por la mitad occidental de la actual Andalucía, incl...
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This paper will assess the urban reality of Toletum within the overall process of transformation which is manifest in Hispanic cities, as well as other cities in the western Mediterranean during Late Antiquity. The urban landscape of Toletum inherited from the classical period had undergone major modifications, given that there had been fundamental...
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The urban landscape of Toletum was altered or modified, while there was a reorganization and new concept of the ancient suburbium, its spaces, its buildings and its functions. As a long-range phenomenon, Christianity was from the 4th century one of the main decisive elements in the society and urban’s transformation. Few centuries later, the consol...
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The western zone of the Iberian Peninsula is of moderate seismicity, but there is important paleoseismic evidence that indicate the occurrence of active faults with stronger seismic potential. Until now, this evidence has not been quantified or summarized in a manner that provides meaningful and useful data for better understanding seismic hazard r...
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The palace was a monumental building with two towers on the front, a central courtyard, a ground floor with utilitarian function and a luxury upper floor with an aristocratic and representative character and an extraordinary architectural decoration. The building was used a short time, less than a century, because a great fire caused its collapse a...
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The palace was a monumental building with two towers on the front, a central courtyard, a ground floor with utilitarian function and a luxury upper floor with an aristocratic and representative character and an extraordinary architectural decoration. The building was used a short time, less than a century, because a great fire caused its collapse a...
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The palace was a monumental building with two towers on the front, a central courtyard, a ground floor with utilitarian function and a luxury upper floor with an aristocratic and representative character and an extraordinary architectural decoration. The building was used a short time, less than a century, because a great fire caused its collapse a...
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The palace was a monumental building with two towers on the front, a central courtyard, a ground floor with utilitarian function and a luxury upper floor with an aristocratic and representative character and an extraordinary architectural decoration. The building was used a short time, less than a century, because a great fire caused its collapse a...
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This paper tried to frame the urban reality of Toletum within the overall process of transformation that participated Hispanic and other cities in the Western Mediterranean during the Late Antiquity. The urban landscape of Toletum inherited from the roman city was altered or modified, while there was a reorganization and new concept of the ancient...
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Résumé Au cours de l’Antiquité tardive, le paysage urbain de Toletum fut profondément modifié et marqué par une réorganisation et une nouvelle conception de l’espace périurbain, de ses bâtiments et de ses fonctions. Le christianisme fut à partir du ive s. l’une des causes déterminantes d’une profonde transformation de la société, et donc aussi de l...
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En las ?ltimas d?cadas se han dado las circunstancias favorables para que la investigaci?n arqueol?gica alcance un mayor y mejor conocimiento de aquellas ciudades peninsulares con una continuidad hist?rica hasta tiempos contempor?neos, que alcanzaron el rango episcopal durante los primeros siglos del cristianismo. Esto ha permitido estimar el valor...
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Available in: https://archaeopress.com/ArchaeopressShop/Public/displayProductDetail.asp?id={5C19F243-B909-4E34-BC82-29361B36F805} GALLAECIA GOTHICA: FROM CONSPIRACY OF DUX ARGIMUNDUS (589/590 AD) TO INTEGRATION IN THE VISIGOTHIC KINGDOM OF TOLEDO. The rebellion of the dux Argimundus was one of the most delicate moments of the reign of Reccared. We...
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This paper will assess the urban reality of Toletum within the overall process of transformation which is manifest in Hispanic cities, as well as other cities in the western Mediterranean during Late Antiquity. The urban landscape of Toletum inherited from the classical period had undergone major modifications, given that there had been fundamental...
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This study considers the most important Christian architectural complex in the Late Antique city, which at the same time came to be seen as a fundamental point of reference for the ecclesiastical structure of the surrounding territory. Taking the current state of research on episcopal groups in Hispania as its starting point, this paper aims to rea...
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This paper reviews the information available to date about the urban necropolis in Roman Spain during Late Antiquity. Archaeological research has advanced considerably in the past years, allowing new assessments with regard to the transformations that affected the areas destined for funeral use. Special attention is paid to the study of funeral top...
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Se pretende concretar con caracter general cuales fueron las incidencias urbanisticas mas representativas que determinaron la imagen de la ciudad tardoantigua en la Betica. Se analizan los procesos de continuidad en la topografia urbana, y muy especialmente de ruptura, como la aparicion y consolidacion de unos nuevos hitos constructivos de referenc...
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Desde el siglo XIX se han recuperado Córdoba numerosos fragmentos arquitectónicos, inscripciones fuenerarias y un sinfín de entrenamientos: pero a pesar delos recientes avances en el conocimiento del mundo funerario romano, desde el punto de vista arqueológico aún existían lagunas importantes sobre la evolución y cristianización de las áreas funera...
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In the following pages we try to improve the information about two buildings in Seville assigned to Late Antiquity. Firstly, we show the difficulties found in identifying as a church an apsed structure recovered in the archaeological area of La Encarnación. Secondly, the presence of a baptistery located in the Patio de Banderas of the Reales Alcáza...
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En este trabajo se revisa de manera preliminar la documentación disponible sobre el grupo episcopal de Corduba, con la intención de exponer una serie de consideraciones relativas a su inserción topográfica en la ciudad. Asimismo, se estudian las estructuras excavadas, con la idea de retomar la interpretación de aquellas construcciones que mejor per...
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Within this work we are expounding a study about urban necropolis in Corduba, which tries to show the transformation of the extramural cemeteries of the city throughout the Late Antiquity. We will analyse the reasons that determined the continuity of the burial use on some suburban areas as well as those elements introducing changes that contribute...
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En este trabajo presentamos los resultados obtenidos en la I.A.U. realizada en el Parque de Miraflores y en el Centro de Congresos de Córdoba (2001-2003). Entre los restos arqueológicos documentados destacan las estructuras de época emiral identificadas como parte del denominado arrabal de Saqunda, en cuya descripción y análisis nos centraremos. In...
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En este artículo analizaremos los datos arqueológicos que disponemos para defi nir las áreas funerarias de Corduba durante la Antigüedad tardía, un proceso en el que será determinante la cristianización de las necrópolis. Veremos también como Corduba participa de las mismas transformaciones generales que modifican el paisaje de los suburbia de las...
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En este artículo se darán a conocer los testimonios arqueológicos recuperados en el actual Parque Infantil de Tráfico, que son de gran interés para profundizar en el estudio del suburbium occidental de la ciudad en épocas romana y medieval. La ocupación tardoantigua corresponde a un edificio y una necrópolis de los que se han identificado varias fa...
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La excavación realizada en el área del Parque de Miraflores y Centro de Congresos de Córdoba (2001-2002), localizada en la orilla izquierda del río, ha aportado una importante documentación arqueológica sobre parte de la necrópolis meridional romana, de un cementerio musulmán y del arrabal emiral de Saqunda. The archeological works developed at the...
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In this article, we analyze the figure of the so called Archaeological Supervisions in the city of Cordoba, as well as the efficiency of this type of archaeological interventions in the setting of the protection of the Archaeological Heritage and his implication in the urban development of the city. The continuous and valuable contributions that th...
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In this work we expose the preliminary results about the finding of a Late Roman sector pertaining to the Eastern necropolis oí Corduba. This new discovery confirms the importance and the expansion of necropolis Roman extrawalls of the city, as well as their continuity at Late Roman period. Exponemos en este trabajo el estudio preliminar de un sect...
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In this article we show a synthesis of our degree course report, from where we release the analysis results realized about two large funeral areas aged in the Late Roman Period that belong to the Corduba Northern necropolis. En este artículo presentamos una síntesis de nuestra Memoria de Licenciatura, Espacio y Usos funerarios en la Córdoba tardorr...

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Colección de estudios sobre arte y arqueología en el ámbito de Soria y su provincia.
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M.N.I.A.R. is a methodology based on macroscopy and modeling images tools. In this case historical mortars are analyzed with high resolution lens and microscopes obtaning a sequence of pictures. Images processing are developed with appropiate software towards obtaining results in relation with micro-stratigraphy, size and distribution of aggregates, chemical reaction in binder, presence of organic material, pathologies, etc. We are currently working to improve the technique and to be applied in other kind of material.