Daily Life in Ancient Rome   -     By: Florence Dupont
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Daily Life in Ancient Rome

Wiley-Blackwell / 1994 / Paperback

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(PUBBlackwell)''Based almost solely on primary sources, this lively and enjoyable study of political, legal, and economic divisions during the Republic and Roman ideas of space and time, religion, family relations, and philosophy of self is suited for a more general audience. Recommended,''---Library Journal. 314 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 314
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 1994
ISBN: 0631193952
ISBN-13: 9780631193951
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Author Bio

Florence Dupont is Professor of Latin at the University ofNice.

Christopher Woodall is a freelance translator andjournalist.

Editorial Reviews

"Far better than anyone else who has written on daily life inancient Rome, Dupont conveys a sense of the city itself as bothphysical and symbolic space." Times Literary Supplement

"Dupont's book is filled with fascinating minutiae of thematerial aspects and customs of Roman life." Choice

"A fascinating study of Roman society....This translation fromFrench is lively and enjoyable." Library Journal

"This book presents fascinating reading-material, made availablein a well-written style." Mnemosyne

"The author's often unusual approach and her striking ability tounderstand the Roman mind give it a unique stamp. She is very wellserved too by her translator whose version is remarkably fluent andgraceful." Classics Ireland

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