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    DescriptionUse this fascinating reference resource to find out what it meant to be a typical Ancient Roman. Using plenty of anecdotal material written by Romans themselves, this volume explores the ins and outs of daily living for ordinary people, from their homes, to the foods they ate, to the sports and games they enjoyed. The ancient civilization is brought to life, and students can easily make comparisons between the people of that culture and the people of our own, discovering the similarities and differences between the two. Many different aspects of life in Ancient Rome are presented to provide a full and varied picture. Discover what the education system was like and what the critics had to say about it. Find out who the most successful gladiators and charioteers were, the equivalent of our modern-day sports superstars. Examine what life was like for slaves. These details and more help to provide an understanding of this ancient society that at first glance may seem very foreign but that upon closer study seems to have much in common with modern day society.


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    Title
    Daily Life of the Ancient Romans
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Matz
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 449 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780313303265
    ISBN 10: 0313303266
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000, HIS002020
    DC22: 937
    BISAC V2.8: HIS030000
    DC21: 937
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    LC classification: 2001018220, DG78 .M385 2002
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, NHD, JBCC, NHC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Greenwood Press
    Publication date
    30 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Westport
    Author Information
    DAVID MATZ is Associate Professor, Humanities, at Saint Bonaventure University.