As the Romans Did: A Sourcebook in Roman Social History (Paperback)
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Short Description for As the Romans Did A second revised edition of this sourcebook on Roman social history with selections drawn from letters, manuals, recipes, graffitti and inscriptions as well as literary sources; which offer a glimpse into topics such as: family life, housing, entertainment, health, education, and religion.
- Published: 11 December 1997
- Format: Paperback 512 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780195089745 ISBN 10: 019508974X
- Sales rank: 87,983
Full description for As the Romans Did
This is the second edition of the sourcebook on Roman social history. The selections, all in English translations prepared by the author, are drawn from a wide array of documents - letters, manuals, recipes, graffitti, and inscriptions as well as literary sources - and together they offer an insight into family life, housing, entertainment, health, education, religion, and other important topics. This introduction to Roman culture is appropriate for courses in ancient Roman history and for general readers interested in ancient history. For the new edition, new selections have been added and bibliographical material has been updated.