Satire and Society in Ancient Rome

Satire and Society in Ancient Rome

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These essays explain how satire can, and cannot, be used as a source for Roman social history: the possibilities and the limitations.
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 14mm | 281.23g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0859893316
  • 9780859893312

Table of contents

Introduction - SUSAN H. BRAUND
Friendship in the Satirists - ROLAND MAYER
City and Country in Roman Satire - SUSAN H. BRAUND
Satirists and the Law - J. DUNCAN CLOUD
Food in Roman Satire - NICOLA A. HUDSON
... when Satire writes 'Woman' - JOHN G. W. HENDERSON
Notes on Contributors
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About Susan H. Braund

Susan Braund is Professor of Classics at Stanford University.
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