Empire of Pleasures: Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World (Paperback)
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Short Description for Empire of Pleasures An evocative survey of the sensory culture of the Roman Empire, showing how the Romans themselves depicted their food, wine and entertainments in literature and in art.
- Published: 01 November 2002
- Format: Paperback 352 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415280730 ISBN 10: 0415280737
- Sales rank: 1,196,334
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Empire of Pleasures presents an evocative survey of the sensory culture of the Roman Empire, showing how the Romans themselves depicted their food, wine and entertainments in literature and in art. This fascinating journey envelops the reader in a world devoted to the titillation and fulfilment of the senses, allowing them to recapture the Empire as it was sensed and imagined by those who lived in it. It will fascinate and entrance anyone with a love of the classical world