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The culture of the Roman plebs

Author: Nicholas Horsfall
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2003.
Series: Cornucopia (Barcelona, Spain), 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first attempt to reconstruct what your average Roman talked about in the bar or multi-seater latrine. From what songs he sang, to the dances and music he preferred, the shows he saw, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horsfall, Nicholas.
Culture of the Roman plebs.
London : Duckworth, 2003
(OCoLC)645917785
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Horsfall
ISBN: 0715632388 9780715632383
OCLC Number: 52143787
Notes: Originally published in Italian under the title: La cultura della plebs romana (Barcelona : P.P.U. : Littera, Departament de Filologia Llatina, UB, 1996).
Description: 176 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Song and memory --
Rules of evidence --
Music returns to Rome --
Culture without education; education without school --
Fun for all --
To help pass the time --
Hypocrisy and evidence: the case of Cicero --
Implications --
Appendix 1. The legionary as his own historian --
Appendix 2. Some inscriptions.
Series Title: Cornucopia (Barcelona, Spain), 2.
Responsibility: Nicholas Horsfall.

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