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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bancroft-Hunt, Norman
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Rome
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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