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Daily life in ancient Rome

Daily life in ancient Rome

Author: Florence Dupont
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12. prView all editions and formats

The hardback edition has sold over 7,500 copies. Includes a chronology of key events. Draws on a wide variety of contemporary Roman sources. Takes account of much recent research, particularly  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Dupont
ISBN: 0631193952 9780631193951 9780631178774 0631178775
OCLC Number: 473825267
Notes: Originaltitel: Vie quotidienne du citoyen romain sous la République
Translation of: La vie quotidienne du citoyen romain sous la République -- France : Hachette, 1989
English translation originally published 1992, originally published in paperback 1994
Naming and honour. Wealth and poverty. Slaves and freedmen. The organization of Roman space. Roman houses. The family. The army. Living in Rome. Political life in the city. Time and the Romans. Measuring time. The Roman calendar and festivities. The ages of man. The body : moral and physical aspects. Clothing, finery and bathing. Food, banqueting and the pleasures of the evening
Description: xi, 314 s. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Naming and honour --
Wealth and poverty --
Slaves and freedmen --
The organization of Roman space --
Roman houses --
The family --
The army --
Living in Rome --
Political life in the city --
Time and the Romans --
Measuring time --
The Roman calendar and festivities --
The ages of man --
The body : moral and physical aspects --
Clothing, finery and bathing --
Food, banqueting and the pleasures of the evening.
Responsibility: Florence Dupont ; translated by Christopher Woodall


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"Far better than anyone else who has written on daily life in ancient Rome, Dupont conveys a sense of the city itself as both physical and symbolic space." Times Literary Supplement "Dupont's book is Read more...

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