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Daily Life in Ancient Rome: A Sourcebook

edited and translated, with an introduction, by Brian K. Harvey
Format
Book
Published
Indianapolis : Focus, an imprint of Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9781585107957, alk. paper), 1585107956
Contents
  • A short history of the Empire. The monarchy ; - The early Republic ; The fall of the Republic ; The Empire ; The late Empire
  • The structure of society. Citizenship ; Defining the aristocracy: birth and wealth ; The poor
  • Virtue and vice. Roman virtue ; Exemplary virtues ; Social versus legal constraints ; Moral decay and its ramifications ; Examples of vice
  • The family. The familia and the paterfamilias ; Marriage ; Divorce, adultery, and marital problems ; Women. The traditional view of Roman women ; Male control of women ; Negative depictions of women ; Empowered women
  • Children. Constraints on population growth ; Birth and infancy ; Childhood ; Education ; Roman pets
  • Slaves. The institution of slavery ; Rural slaves ; Urban slaves ; The treatment of slaves ; Freedmen
  • Three cities in Italy. Rome ; Ostia ; Pompeii
  • The urban experience. Literary scenes of busy streets ; Graffiti from Pompeii
  • Housing. The parts of a Roman aristocratic house ; Apartments ; Country villas
  • Neighborhoods, water, sanitation, and the grain supply. Neighborhoods ; Aqueducts and the water supply ; Sewers and latrines ; The grain supply
  • The daily routine. Descriptions of the day's routine ; Waking up ; The Ornatrix ; The morning Salutatio
  • Business and occupations. Workers ; Shops and workshops ; The fuller
  • Religion. The Roman gods ; Cult and worship ; Priests ; Temples ; Sacrifice and ritual ; The growth of Christianity
  • The army. The Army of the Republic ; The army of the Imperial period ; Life in the country. Glimpses of country life ; The rustic labor force
  • The baths. The bath complex ; The bathing ritual
  • Dinner parties. The Triclinium ; Invitations to aristocratic dinners ; Luxurious dinner parties
  • Bars and inns. Eating and drinking establishments ; Inns
  • Public entertainment: the theater and circus. The theater ; The circus and chariot racing
  • Public entertainment: the amphitheater. The history of amphitheatrical games ; The amphitheater ; Gladiators ; Gladiatorial combat
  • Glossary.
Description
xii, 346 pages : illustrations, plans ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-341) and index.
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