Daily Life in Ancient Rome, Second Edition   -     By: Jerome Carcopino
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Yale University Press / Paperback

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The classic book brings to life imperial Rome as it was during the second century A.D., the time of Trajan and Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius and Commodus. It was a period marked by lavish displays of wealth, a dazzling cultural mix, and the advent of Christianity. The splendor and squalor of the city, the spectacles and the day's routines are reconstructed from an immense fund of archaeological evidence and from vivid descriptions by ancient poets, satirists, letter-writers, and novelists--from Petronius to Pliny the Younger. In a new introduction, the eminent classicist Mary Beard appraishes the book's enduring--and sometimes surprising--influence and its value for general readers and students.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Yale University Press
Dimensions: 7.8 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0300101864
ISBN-13: 9780300101867
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