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Everyday life in ancient Rome

by Lionel Casson

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- Social life and customs,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLionel Casson.
      ContributionsCasson, Lionel, 1914-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG78 .C37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL359946M
      ISBN 100801859913, 0801859921
      LC Control Number98019972

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      Ancient Rome was a civilization for many reasons. First, the Ancient Romans had a good government. Second, the Ancient Romans had social classes, Gods, Goddesses, etc. Find out more about everyday life in ancient Rome and what it meant to live in this fascinating city at the height of its empire. Every aspect of this great civilization is explored, from the bloodthirsty gladiators and the terrifying chariot races, to a day in the life of the wealthy, to how the powerful senators controlled their city and expanded its : Deborah Murrell.

      In ancient Rome, Rome was the heart of the empire. The school day began before sunrise, as all work in Rome did. Life would be less complicated in school and I would be learning new things everyday. The veil of mystery surrounding Ancient Rome in the minds of those for whom the Caesars, the Colosseum and the Roman bacchanals are the prime associations, lifts magically as we enter nearly every aspect of Roman life on every level and observe the details firsthand. The daily lives of Romans from all classes are scrutinized: what their homes were like, what food they ate, .


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Entertainers - The people of Ancient Rome liked to be entertained. Just like today, there were a number of entertainers in Rome including musicians, dancers, actors, chariot racers, and gladiators.

Lawyers, Teachers, Engineers - The more educated Romans could become lawyers, teachers, and engineers. Government - The government of Ancient Rome. Everyday life in ancient Rome by Lionel Casson. Publication date Topics Rome -- Social life and customs, Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C A.D Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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1 This book gives an exciting description of how society operated everyday in the second century AD. Casson addresses the main societal figures, ways of life, and conflict. To open the book, he discusses the time period, family, urban life.

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