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The Resource Living in ancient Rome, Norman Bancroft-Hunt

Living in ancient Rome, Norman Bancroft-Hunt

Label
Living in ancient Rome
Title
Living in ancient Rome
Statement of responsibility
Norman Bancroft-Hunt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines aspects of daily life, food, religious beliefs, and the importance of games and theater in everyday life
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
937
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 4-8
  • 4-8
Intended audience source
  • Gumdrop Books
  • Gumdrop Books
LC call number
DG77
LC item number
.B33 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Living in the ancient world
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Living in ancient Rome, Norman Bancroft-Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Introduction: Place in history ; What Rome did for us ; Italy's landscape and climate ' A brief history of Rome, 753 bce-ce 476 ; Table of major dates --
  • A working life: Date and time-Roman punctuality ; Coming of age ; A senator's day ; Shops and shopkeepers ; The major crafts ; Builders and building ; Farming ; A life under arms --
  • Economy and Roman law: The amazing Roman road network ; Along a Roman road ; Military and merchant shipping ; Ports and warehousing ; Money, banking, and treasuries ; The Roman legal system ; Crime and punishment ; The Roman water supply --
  • Religion and relaxation: Spirits, deities, and a state religion ; Gods and Goddesses ; The major religious festivals ; In the arena ; A day at the races ; The theater and domestic games ; A day at the baths
  • The Roman family at home: the paterfamilias and marriage ; Children in the Roman home ; Education for the wealthy and the middle classes ; Roman books and literature ; Medicine, illness, and death ; A Roman domus ; The matron's role and slaves ; Daily Roman meals ; In the kitchen of a wealthy domus ; High-rise living ; Roman clothes and fashion ; Life in the country --
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780816063406
Lccn
2008009490
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
ocn214063480
Label
Living in ancient Rome, Norman Bancroft-Hunt
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Introduction: Place in history ; What Rome did for us ; Italy's landscape and climate ' A brief history of Rome, 753 bce-ce 476 ; Table of major dates --
  • A working life: Date and time-Roman punctuality ; Coming of age ; A senator's day ; Shops and shopkeepers ; The major crafts ; Builders and building ; Farming ; A life under arms --
  • Economy and Roman law: The amazing Roman road network ; Along a Roman road ; Military and merchant shipping ; Ports and warehousing ; Money, banking, and treasuries ; The Roman legal system ; Crime and punishment ; The Roman water supply --
  • Religion and relaxation: Spirits, deities, and a state religion ; Gods and Goddesses ; The major religious festivals ; In the arena ; A day at the races ; The theater and domestic games ; A day at the baths
  • The Roman family at home: the paterfamilias and marriage ; Children in the Roman home ; Education for the wealthy and the middle classes ; Roman books and literature ; Medicine, illness, and death ; A Roman domus ; The matron's role and slaves ; Daily Roman meals ; In the kitchen of a wealthy domus ; High-rise living ; Roman clothes and fashion ; Life in the country --
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780816063406
Lccn
2008009490
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
ocn214063480

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