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Handbook To Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Lesley Adkins
ISBN : 9780816074822
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Describes the people, places, and events of Ancient Rome, describing travel, trade, language, religion, economy, industry and more, from the days of the Republic through the High Empire period and beyond.

Daily Life Of Christians In Ancient Rome

Author : James William Ermatinger
ISBN : 0313335648
Genre : History
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Christians in ancient Rome were a persecuted minority, living in community and sometimes in fear. Despite this, their daily lives were largely similar to that of the Romans they lived among. This volume explores the private and public daily lives of Christians in ancient Rome, from the death of Jesus to Emperor Constantine's legalization of Christianity in 354 C.E.

Sexual Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Kiefer,
ISBN : 9781136181986
Genre : History
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The psychological basis of the Roman Empire was a ruthless, frequently sadistic 'will to power'. This impulse is highly manifest in Ancient Roman attitudes towards sex. After describing women's position in Roman society, Otto Kiefer skillfully surveys the crypto-sexual satisfaction derived by Romans from a range of activities: the sadistic treatment of slaves, savage public executions involving crucifixion and the mauling of naked, unarmed prisoners by wild beasts, and almost incredible mass-gladiatorial combats. The strong sexual element in Roman religion receives attention, as do the varying attitudes towards sex of Rome's major writers. A gallery of Emperors and Empresses complete with their often bizarre tastes, is included and Otto Kiefer takes a critical look at the notion that Rome's sexual excesses contributed to its decline and fall.

Daily Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Florence Dupont
ISBN : 0631193952
Genre : History
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This book, now available in paperback, concerns the everyday private and public lives of the citizens of ancient Rome. Drawing on a broad selection of contemporary sources, the author examines the institutions, actions and rituals of day to day life.

Home Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Daniel C. Gedacht
ISBN : 0823989453
Genre : History
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What was life like for the ancient Romans? What were Roman families like? What was the role of women in Roman civilization? What was life like for children in the Roman Empire? All these questions and more will be answered for students in this volume. This book will provide interesting food for thought for readers as they compare their own lives to those who lived in Rome thousands of years ago.

Everyday Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Lionel Casson
ISBN : 0801859921
Genre : History
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In Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, Lionel Casson offers a lively introduction to the society of the times. Instead of following the standard procedure of social history, he presents a series of vignettes focusing on the "ways of life" of various members of that society, from the slave to the emperor. The book opens with a description of the historical context and includes examination of topics such as the family, religion, urban and rural life, and leisure activities. This revised edition of Casson's engaging work, originally published in 1975 as Daily Life in Ancient Rome, includes two new chapters as well as full documentation of the sources.

Daily Life Of The Ancient Romans

Author : David Matz
ISBN : 0313303266
Genre : History
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Discover the ins and outs of daily life in Ancient Rome through the eyes of the Romans themselves.

Everyday Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Kirsten Campbell Holm
ISBN : 9781448862153
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Reveals everyday life in ancient Rome through an account in graphic novel format of ordinary days for the family of a general who has just returned from service abroad to become the leader of Emperor Septimus Severus's guard.

Life In Ancient Rome

Author : Frank Richard Cowell
ISBN : 0399503285
Genre : History
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Examines the daily lives of ancient Romans, including their social customs, religion, food, recreation, home life, and politics.

Daily Life In Ancient Rome The People And The City At The Height Of The Empire

Author : Jerome Carcopino
ISBN : 9781446549056
Genre : History
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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