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Rich & poor in ancient Rome

Author: Richard Dargie
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2005.
Series: Rich & poor in.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compares and contrasts the experiences of the rich and poor classes in ancient Rome. Wealthy Romans had a townhouse and a villa in the country They dined on exotic dishes and got the best seats at gladiatorial games. Poor Romans lived in cramped apartments, mainly ate porridge, and could well end up fighting and dying at the games. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dargie
ISBN: 0749659521 9780749659523
OCLC Number: 61301565
Notes: Includes index.
Description: [32] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Rich and poor --
Houses and homes --
Family life --
Clothing --
Food --
Health and medicine --
Women --
Work --
Leisure and entertainment --
Life in the countryside --
The army --
Religion --
Death and burial.
Series Title: Rich & poor in.
Responsibility: Richard Dargie.

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Compares and contrasts the lives of rich and poor in different historic eras. Illustrated with historic artefacts and colourful artwork. Each spread contains a contemporary quotation.  Read more...

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