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As the Romans did : a sourcebook in Roman social history

As the Romans did : a sourcebook in Roman social history

Author: Jo-Ann Shelton
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats

A second revised edition of this sourcebook on Roman social history with selections drawn from letters, manuals, recipes, graffitti and inscriptions as well as literary sources; which offer a glimpse  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo-Ann Shelton
ISBN: 0195089731 9780195089738 019508974X 9780195089745
OCLC Number: 925229197
Description: xix, 483 s. : illustrations
Contents: IntroductionI: The Structure of Roman SocietyII: FamiliesIII: MarriageIV: Housing and City LifeV: Domestic and Personal ConcernsVI: EducationVII: OccupationsVIII: SlavesIX: Freedman and FreedwomenX: Government and PoliticsXI: The Romaan ArmyXII: The ProvincesXIII: Women in Roman SocietyXIV: Leisure and EnvironmentXV: Religion and PhilosophyMapsAppendix I: SourcesAppendix II: Roman MoneyAppendix III: Important Dates and EventsBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Jo-Ann Shelton.


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