Life in Ancient Rome
Absorbing Social History--A Vivid Portrait of a Magnificent Age
ISBN10: 0399503285 ISBN13: 9780399503283 Publisher: J P Tarcher Published: Feb 1 1976 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
"This book will be of the greatest service . . . a scholarly and convenient presentation of a vast array of facts." -Times Literary Supplement
In this well-written and well-researched social history, F. R. Cowell succeeds in making Life in Ancient Rome alive and dynamic. The combination of acute historical detail and supplementary illustrations makes this book perfectly suited for the student preparing to explore classics, as well as the tourist preparing to explore twentieth-century Rome. Lucid and engaging, Life in Ancient Rome is for anyone seeking familiarity with the greatness that was Rome.