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Walking in Roman culture

Author: Timothy M O'Sullivan
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Literary, artistic and architectural evidence reveals the central role that walking played in how Romans perceived themselves and their society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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O'Sullivan, Timothy M., 1975-
Walking in Roman culture.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011000385
(OCoLC)697612724
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy M O'Sullivan
ISBN: 9781139145060 1139145061 9780511733239 0511733232 9781139137737 1139137735
OCLC Number: 768771446
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The art of walking --
Seneca on the mind in motion --
Urban walkers on display --
Cicero's legs --
Theoretical travels --
Walking with Odysseus.
Responsibility: Timothy M. O'Sullivan.

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