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This is the second edition of a popular and successful 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, graffiti, and inscriptions as well as literary sources - and together they offer a fascinating glimpse into family life, housing, entertainment, health, education, religion, and other important topics. This is a unique introduction to Roman culture, 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195089745
ISBN-10: 019508974X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 165mm x 23mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 11-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jo-Ann Shelton

Jo-Ann Shelton is Professor of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of several books and articles on the social and cultural history of Rome in the early imperial period, including Hercules Furens: The Madness of Hercules (1991).