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Ancient Rome on 5 Denarii a Day

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ISBN-10: 0500287600

ISBN-13: 9780500287606

Edition: 2008

Authors: Philip Matyszak

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"History buffs (or, indeed, anyone with a vivid imagination) will enjoy this witty and erudite--and most unusual--travel guide."--Chicago Tribune This entertaining guide provides all the information a tourist needs for a journey back in time to ancient Rome in AD 200. You just have to pack your imagination and a toothbrush! Here is advice on arranging the sea journey to Italy, how to negotiate the road to Rome, and what to see on each of the city's famous seven hills. You'll learn what to take to a fancy dinner party (dining robe, your own napkin, and indoor shoes) and where to find the best markets and public baths. A series of walks takes in all the sights of the eternal city, from the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 10/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.40" wide x 7.90" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Philip Matyszak has a doctorate in Roman history from St. John's College, Oxford. His books include Legionary, Gladiator, Ancient Rome on 5 Denarii a Day, Ancient Athens on 5 Drachmas a Day, The Classical Compendium,Chronicle of theRoman Republic,and The Greek and Roman Myths. He lives inBritish Columbia, Canada.