Daily Life in the Roman City: Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 1

Daily Life in the Roman City: Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 1

by Gregory S. Aldrete
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ISBN-10:
031333174X
ISBN-13:
2900313331748
Pub. Date:
12/30/2004
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Daily Life in the Roman City: Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia (Daily Life Through History Series) / Edition 1

This volume is ideal for high school and college students, as well as anyone interested in examining the realities of life in Rome and the ancient Roman cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900313331748
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2004
Series: Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Roman Cities

History of Ancient Rome

Infrastructure of Ancient Rome

Government of Ancient Rome

The People of Ancient Rome

Living and Dying in Ancient Rome

Dangers of Life in Ancient Rome

Pleasures of Life in Ancient Rome

Entertainment in Ancient Rome

Religion in Ancient Rome

The Emperors and Ancient Rome

The Economy and Ancient Rome

Ostia: An Industrial Port City

Pompeii: A Time-Capsule of Roman Daily Life

Conclusion: Three Visions of Roman Urbanism: Rome, Ostia, and Pompeii

Appendix I: A Brief Guide to Understanding Roman Names

Appendix II: A Brief Guide to Roman Timekeeping and the Calendar

Appendix III: A Brief Guide to Roman Clothing and Appearance

Appendix IV: A Brief Guide to Roman Construction Techniques

Appendix V: The History of the City of Rome from Antiquity to Today

Appendix VI: Timeline of Roman History

Bibliography

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Secondary Sources

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