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Life, death, and entertainment in the Roman Empire

Author: D S Potter; D J Mattingly
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Life, Death, and Entertainment in the Roman Empire gives those who have a general interest in Roman antiquity a starting point informed by the latest developments in scholarship for understanding the extraordinary range of Roman society. Family structure, gender identity, food supply, religion, and entertainment are all crucial to an understanding of the Roman world. As views of Roman history have broadened in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: National histories
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Life, death, and entertainment in the Roman Empire.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)606365053
Online version:
Life, death, and entertainment in the Roman Empire.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607789756
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D S Potter; D J Mattingly
ISBN: 0472109243 9780472109241 0472085689 9780472085682
OCLC Number: 39981348
Description: xiv, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Roman family / Ann E. Hanson --
Elite male identity in the Roman Empire / Maud W. Gleason --
Roman demography / Bruce W. Frier --
Roman religion: ideas and actions / David S. Potter --
Feeding the city: the organization, operation, and scale of the supply system for Rome / Greg S. Aldrete and David J. Mattingly --
Amusing the masses: buildings for entertainment and leisure in the Roman world / Hazel Dodge --
Entertainers in the Roman Empire / David S. Potter.
Responsibility: D.S. Potter and D.J. Mattingly.
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