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    DescriptionThis volume collects the poetry and prose that served as the model and inspiration for so much of fin-de-siecle English and French writing, providing a vivid picture of sexual excess and debauchery in a cruel and violent society which has never ceased to fascinate the library and scholarly imagination of succeeding generations. The editor, novelist Geoffrey Farrington, provides a general introduction to the literary and political milieux of imperial Rome, and introductory notes to works by such authors as Ovid, Tacitus, Suetonius, and Juvenal.


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    Title
    The Dedalus Book of Roman Decadence
    Subtitle
    Emperors of Debauchery
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Geoffrey Farrington, Translated by Brian O. Murdoch, Translated by Adrian Murdoch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 245 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781873982167
    ISBN 10: 187398216X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY, CHRN/LATE18
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 303.450937
    DC22: 303.45093706
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Publisher
    DEDALUS LTD
    Imprint name
    DEDALUS LTD
    Publication date
    01 February 2003
    Publication City/Country
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