Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

This revised edition of Casson's engaging work, originally published in 1975 as Daily Life in Ancient Rome, includes two new chapters as well as full documentation of the sources.

Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

In Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, Lionel Casson offers a lively introduction to the society of the times. Instead of following the standard procedure of social history, he presents a series of vignettes focusing on the "ways of life" of various members of that society, from the slave to the emperor. The book opens with a description of the historical context and includes examination of topics such as the family, religion, urban and rural life, and leisure activities. This revised edition of Casson's engaging work, originally published in 1975 as Daily Life in Ancient Rome, includes two new chapters as well as full documentation of the sources.

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Everyday Life in Ancient Rome
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Lionel Casson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: JHU Press

In Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, Lionel Casson offers a lively introduction to the society of the times. Instead of following the standard procedure of social history, he presents a series of vignettes focusing on the "ways of life" of various members of that society, from the slave to the
Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Christian Laes, Ville Vuolanto
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Children and Everyday Life in the Roman and Late Antique World explores what it meant to be a child in the Roman world - what were children’s concerns, interests and beliefs - and whether we can find traces of children’s own cultures. By combining different theoretical approaches and source materials,
Everyday Life in the Ancient Arab and Islamic World
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Nicola Barber, Manuela Cappon
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Black Rabbit Books

Traces the history of the Arab and Islamic world, the birth of the Prophet Muhammad, their religion, customs, architecture, agriculture, and wars.
Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Jean Bottéro, André Finet
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

Described by the editor as unpretentious roamings on the odd little byways of the history of ancient Mesopotamia, these 15 articles were originally published in the French journal L'Histoire and are designed to serve as an introductory sampling of the historical research on the lost civilization. Chapters explore cuisine, sexuality,
Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

The ancient world of Mesopotamia (from Sumer to the subsequent division into Babylonia and Assyria) vividly comes alive in this portrayal of the time period from 3100 bce to the fall of Assyria (612 bce) and Babylon (539 bce). Students, teachers, and interested readers will discover fascinating details about the

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