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Orgy planner wanted : odd jobs and curious callings in the ancient world

Author: Vicki León
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Two thousand years ago, the denizens of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds performed an amazingly diverse and challenging array of tasks to earn their daily bread. Personal entrail-reader to the emperor; war-elephant troop commander; mopper-up of dead gladiators; armpit-hair plucker; stage actor; orgy planner: these are just a few of the career opportunities that beckoned for our ancient Mediterranean ancestors.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki León
ISBN: 9781847240965 1847240968
OCLC Number: 137313646
Notes: Originally published: as Working IX to V. New York: Walker.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Working IX to V
Responsibility: Vicki León.

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Describing various career options, this book focuses on a particular professional area from sex to showbiz, from cookery to slavery and from divination to hairdressing, looking at specific jobs in  Read more...

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