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

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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.

Product Information

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

Publisher's Description

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.

Author Bio

Florence Dupont is Professor of Latin at the University of Nice.

Christopher Woodall is a freelance translator and journalist.

Editorial Reviews

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

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

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

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

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

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