Living in Ancient Rome

Living in Ancient Rome

Book - 2009
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Living in Ancient Rome primarily focuses on an ""ideal"" period set some time in the Imperium of Hadrian. This book examines all the aspects of daily life across all strata of Roman society, from the senatorial order to the plebs and slaves; from food to religious beliefs. Coverage includes the Roman family, The Roman Calendar, Roman goods and water supply, and the importance of games and theater in everyday life. This reference is a useful tool for students wanting to learn more about living in ancient Rome. Chapters include: The Roman Family at Home; A Working Life; Economy and Roman Law; and Religion and Relaxation.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780816063406
Branch Call Number: JNF 937 LIVI
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Bancroft-Hunt, Norman


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Apr 13, 2010

The kind of history I enjoy--how people lived. The chapter on Roman law gives insight into some of the events in the New Testament.

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