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As the Romans Did A Sourcebook in Roman Social History

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ISBN-10: 019508974X

ISBN-13: 9780195089745

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Jo-Ann Shelton

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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 of existing topics. In addition, the commentary on all the selections has been revised to reflect the recent…    
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Book details

List price: $76.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/9/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.21" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

The Structure of Roman Society
Housing and City Life
Domestic and Personal Concerns
Freedman and Freedwomen
Government and Politics
The Romaan Army
The Provinces
Women in Roman Society
Leisure and Environment
Religion and Philosophy
Roman Money
Important Dates and Events