Leisure and Ancient Rome

Leisure and Ancient Rome

by J. P. Toner
     
 

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In this book Toner offers a new way of looking at Roman society at all levels, not just among the elite, by examining the imperial games and the baths as well as gambling, the taverns, theatre and carnivals.See more details below

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In this book Toner offers a new way of looking at Roman society at all levels, not just among the elite, by examining the imperial games and the baths as well as gambling, the taverns, theatre and carnivals.

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"Toner's book is at its best in discussing the leisure of the poor. Toner offers an illuminating study of the cultural significance of betting, with reference both to the circus and to other forms of gambling." The Classical Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745668901
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,278,229
File size:
2 MB

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