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Roman society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius.

Author: Samuel Dill
Publisher: New York, Meridian Books, 1956.
Series: Meridian library, ML1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A dramatic reconstruction of the social intellectual, artistic and religious life of the Roman Empire from the terrorism of Nero and Caligula to the rule of the philosophers that was achieved under Marcus Aurelius.
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Dill, Samuel, 1844-1924.
Roman society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius.
New York, Meridian Books, 1956
(OCoLC)568013271
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Dill
OCLC Number: 3494172
Description: xxii, 639 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Book I --
The aristocracy under the terror --
The world of the satirist --
The society of the freedmen --
Book II --
The circle of the younger Pliny --
Municipal life --
The colleges and plebeian life --
Book III --
The philosophic director --
The philosophic missionary --
The philosophic theologian --
Book IV --
Superstition --
Belief in immortality --
The old Roman religion --
Magna mater --
Isis and Serapis --
The religion of Mithra.
Series Title: Meridian library, ML1.

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A dramatic reconstruction of the social intellectual, artistic and religious life of the Roman Empire from the terrorism of Nero and Caligula to the rule of the philosophers that was achieved under Marcus Aurelius.

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