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Everyday life in ancient Rome

Author: Lionel Casson
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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"In Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, Lionel Casson offers a lively introduction to the society of the age. Instead of following the standard procedure of social history, he presents a series of vignettes focusing on the "ways of life" of various members of that society, from the slave to the emperor."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Casson, Lionel, 1914-2009.
Everyday life in ancient Rome.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607133643
Online version:
Casson, Lionel, 1914-2009.
Everyday life in ancient Rome.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607817383
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Casson
ISBN: 0801859913 9780801859915 0801859921 9780801859922
OCLC Number: 38936747
Notes: Revised edition of: The Horizon book of daily life in ancient Rome, [1975].
Description: 170 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: The times --
The family --
On the farm --
In the city --
A Roman gentleman --
The slave --
Two resurrected cities --
The soldier --
Many gods --
Fun and games --
On the road --
The engineer --
The emperor --
Appendix : table of Roman emperors.
Responsibility: Lionel Casson.
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"A series of concise sketches of key phases of life in the Roman world during its greatest period, the era of peace and prosperity in the first and second centuries A.D." -- Of Ages Past Magazine

 
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