Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day

Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day : A Guide to Sightseeing, Shopping and Survival in the City of the Caesars

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Here is an informative and entertaining guide to everything that any tourist needs for a journey back in time to ancient Rome in AD 200. You need only pack your imagination and a toothbrush - this guide provides the rest, describing all the best places to stay and shop, what to do, and what to avoid. Brought to life with wonderful computer-generated reconstructions of ancient Rome, this highly original, witty book will appeal to tourists, armchair travellers and history more

Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 139.7 x 200.66 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 43 illustrations, 11 in colour
  • 050005147X
  • 9780500051474
  • 136,086

About Philip Matyszak

Philip Matyszak is the author of numerous books on the Roman world, including Chronicle of the Roman Republic, The Enemies of Rome and The Sons of Caesar, all published by Thames & more

Table of contents

1. Getting There; 2. The Environs of Rome; 3. Settling In - Where to Stay; 4. Out and About; 5. Shopping; 6. Law and Order; 7. Entertainment; 8. Religion; 9. Must-See Sites; 10. Roman more