Daily Life in Ancient Rome

Daily Life in Ancient Rome

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631178774
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/1992
Pages: 328

About the Author

Florence Dupont is Professor of Latin at the University ofNice.

Christopher Woodall is a freelance translator andjournalist.

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Part I: The City and its People:.

1. Naming and Honour.

2. Wealth and Opulence.

3. Freedom.

Part II: Places and Lives: .

4. The Organization of Roman Space.

5. Roman Houses.

6. The Family.

7. The Army.

8. Living in Rome.

9. Political Life in the City.

Part III: Time and Action: .

10. Time and the Romans.

11. Measuring Time.

12. The Roman Calendar and Festivities.

13. The Ages of Man.

Part IV: The Roman Body:.

14. People and Bodies.

15. Clothing, Finery and Bathing.

16. Food, Banqueting and the Pleasures of the Evening.

Conclusion.

Notes.

List of Important.

Bibliography.

Index.

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