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Invisible Romans

Author: Robert C Knapp
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University press edView all editions and formats
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Robert Knapp brings to light the laboring men, housewives, prostitutes, freedmen, slaves, soldiers, and gladiators who formed the backbone of the ancient Roman world, and the outlaws and pirates who lay beyond it. The lives of these invisible Romans emerge from graffiti, incantations, fables, astrological writings, and even the New Testament.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Knapp
ISBN: 9780674061996 0674061993
OCLC Number: 709670266
Notes: Originally published in London in 2011 by Profile Books -- title page verso.
Description: 371 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : seeing the invisible --
In the middle: ordinary men --
Lives of their own: ordinary women --
Subjection and survival: the poor --
Coping in bondage: slaves --
After slavery: freedmen --
A living at arms: soldiers --
Sex for sale: prostitutes --
Fame and death: gladiators --
Beyond the law: bandits and pirates.
Responsibility: Robert Knapp.
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Robert Knapp brings to light the laboring men, housewives, prostitutes, freedmen, slaves, soldiers, and gladiators who formed the backbone of the ancient Roman world, and the outlaws and pirates who lay beyond it. The lives of these invisible Romans emerge from graffiti, incantations, fables, astrological writings, and even the New Testament.

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