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A Roman villa

Author: Jacqueline Morley; John James
Publisher: Brighton : Book House, 2010.
Series: Spectacular visual guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Step inside the country house of a wealthy Roman family in the first century AD. AS villa is more than a home: it's a farm and a factory as well, producing meat, grain, olive oil and wine. See how the master, his family and their slaves lived and worked through the course of a year in the Italian countryside."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Morley; John James
ISBN: 9781906714581 1906714584
OCLC Number: 648101714
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Villa history --
The new villa --
The house --
The people --
Inside the house --
The baths --
The villa rustica --
A day with the family --
The garden --
The overseer --
The farming year --
Slaves at work --
Vines and olives --
Wine and oil --
The life of a slave --
Going to market --
A rainy day --
Friends to stay --
Festivities --
Timespan --
Roman facts --
Notes from farming authors --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Spectacular visual guides.
Responsibility: written by Jacqueline Morley ; illustrated by John James.

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"Step inside the country house of a wealthy Roman family in the first century AD. AS villa is more than a home: it's a farm and a factory as well, producing meat, grain, olive oil and wine. See how the master, his family and their slaves lived and worked through the course of a year in the Italian countryside."--Back cover.

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