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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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415186247
ISBN-10: 0415186242
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Pages: 346
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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