Empire of Pleasures: Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World / Edition 1

Empire of Pleasures: Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World / Edition 1

by Andrew Dalby, Dalby Andrew
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415280737

ISBN-13: 9780415280730

Pub. Date: 06/02/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Empire of Pleasures presents an evocative survey of the sensory culture of the Roman Empire, showing how the Romans themselves depicted their food, wine and entertainments in literature and in art.
This fascinating journey envelops the reader in a world devoted to the titillation and fulfilment of the senses, allowing them to recapture the Empire as it

Overview

Empire of Pleasures presents an evocative survey of the sensory culture of the Roman Empire, showing how the Romans themselves depicted their food, wine and entertainments in literature and in art.
This fascinating journey envelops the reader in a world devoted to the titillation and fulfilment of the senses, allowing them to recapture the Empire as it was sensed and imagined by those who lived in it. It will fascinate and entrance anyone with a love of the classical world

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415280730
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/02/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: List of Illustrations and Maps Preface 1. Introduction: Quotations and References Source Material 2. Imperius Sine Fine 3. Ausonia 4. Vesper 5. Aurora 6. Barbaricum 7. Saeva Urbs 8. The Use of Empire Bibliography

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