As the Romans Did

Describes daily life in Rome, discussing marriage, education, occupations, and entertainment.

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  • Author : Jo-Ann Shelton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 483 pages
  • ISBN : 9780195089745
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 5 reviews
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As the Romans Did

As the Romans Did
  • Author : Jo-Ann Shelton,Pauline Ripat
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 August 2022
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As the Romans Did offers a rich, revealing look at everyday Roman life. It provides clear, lively translations of a fascinating array of documents drawn from Latin and Greek source material--from personal letters, farming manuals, medical texts, and recipes to poetry, graffiti, and tombstone inscriptions. Each selection has been translated into readable, contemporary English. Extensive annotations, abundant biographical notes, maps, appendices, cross-references to related topics, and a newly updated bibliography provide readers with the historical and cultural background material necessary

As the Romans Did

As the Romans Did
  • Author : Jo-Ann Shelton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 14 August 1998
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Revised to include new selections and updated bibliographical material, the second edition of this popular sourcebook offers a rich, revealing look at everyday Roman life. It provides clear, lively translations of a fascinating array of documents drawn from Latin and Greek source material--from personal letters, farming manuals, medical texts, and recipes to poetry, graffiti, and tombstone inscriptions. Each selection has been translated into readable, contemporary English. This edition includes more than 50 additional selections that introduce new topics and expand coverage

What Did the Romans Know?

What Did the Romans Know?
  • Author : Daryn Lehoux
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 March 2012
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What did the Romans know about their world? Quite a lot, as Daryn Lehoux makes clear in this fascinating and much-needed contribution to the history and philosophy of ancient science. Lehoux contends that even though many of the Romans’ views about the natural world have no place in modern science—the umbrella-footed monsters and dog-headed people that roamed the earth and the stars that foretold human destinies—their claims turn out not to be so radically different from our own.

What the Romans Did for Us

What the Romans Did for Us
  • Author : Philip Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan Adult
  • Release : 14 August 2022
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This book accompany's the series What The Romas Did For Us - a 6 x 30 BBC2 documentary fronted by Adam Hart-Davis - with an in-depth illustrated history of the Roman occupation, how each technological invention was utilized by the Romans and how they compare to our own technology today.

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
  • Author : Mary Beard
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 09 November 2015
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New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) Shortlisted for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History) A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Gift Guide Selection A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection A sweeping, "magisterial" history of the

Public Land in the Roman Republic

Public Land in the Roman Republic
  • Author : Saskia T. Roselaar
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 July 2010
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In the first volume in this new series on Roman society and law, Saskia T. Roselaar traces the social and economic history of the ager publicus, or public land, identifying the developments in Roman economy and demography which led to a gradual process of privatization.

In Search of the Romans (Second Edition)

In Search of the Romans (Second Edition)
  • Author : James Renshaw
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 12 December 2019
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In Search of the Romans is a lively and informative introduction to ancient Rome. Making extensive use of ancient sources and copiously illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps and plans, now for the first time in colour, its opening two chapters guide the reader through the events of Roman history, from the foundation of the city to the fall of the empire. Subsequent chapters introduce the most important aspects of the Roman world: the army and the provinces, religion, society, and

The Roman Empire and Its Germanic Peoples

The Roman Empire and Its Germanic Peoples
  • Author : Herwig Wolfram
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 18 March 2005
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The names of early Germanic warrior tribes and leaders resound in songs and legends; the real story of the part they played in reshaping the ancient world is no less gripping. Herwig Wolfram's panoramic history spans the great migrations of the Germanic peoples and the rise and fall of their kingdoms between the third and eighth centuries, as they invaded, settled in, and ultimately transformed the Roman Empire. As Germanic military kings and their fighting bands created kingdoms, and won

Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces
  • Author : Christopher Howgego,Volker Heuchert,Andrew Burnett
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 05 May 2005
GET THIS BOOKCoinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Coins were the most deliberate of all symbols of public communal identities, yet the Roman historian will look in vain for any good introduction to, or systematic treatment of, the subject. Sixteen leading international scholars have sought to address this need by producing this authoritative collection of essays, which ranges over the whole Roman world from Britain to Egypt, from 200 BC to AD 300. The subject is approached through surveys of the broad geographical and chronological structure of the evidence, through