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Aldrete, Gregory S
Daily life in the Roman city : Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia / Gregory S. Aldrete
Alternate Title Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DG78 .A53 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Rome -- Social life and customs
Pompeii (Extinct city) -- Social life and customs
Ostia (Extinct city) -- Social life and customs
Subject(s) City and town life -- Rome
Physical Description xv, 278 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note "Originally published by Greenwood Press 2004"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-268) and index
Contents Introduction: Roman Cities -- History of Ancient Rome -- Infrastructure of Ancient Rome -- Government of Ancient Rome -- The People of Ancient Rome -- Living and Dying in Ancient Rome -- Dangers of Life in Ancient Rome -- Pleasures of Life in Ancient Rome -- Entertainment in Ancient Rome -- Religion in Ancient Rome -- The Emperors and Ancient Rome -- The Economy and Ancient Rome -- Ostia: An Industrial Port City -- Pompeii: A Time Capsule of Roman Daily Life -- Conclusion: Three Visions of Roman Urbanism: Rome, Ostia, and Pompeii -- Appendix I: A Brief Guide to Understanding Roman Names -- Appendix II: A Brief Guide to Roman Timekeeping and the Calendar -- Appendix III: A Brief Guide to Roman Clothing and Appearance -- Appendix IV: A Brief Guide to Roman Construction Techniques -- Appendix V: The History of the City of Rome from Antiquity to Today

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