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This compact book--which appeared earlier in the multivolume series A History of Private Life--is a history of the Roman Empire in pagan times. It is an interpretation setting forth in detail the universal civilization of the Romans—so much of it Hellenic—that later gave way to Christianity.

Synopsis:

This compact book--which appeared earlier in the multivolume series

About the Author

Paul Veyne is Professor at the Collège de France.

Table of Contents

Introduction

From Mother's Womb to Last Will and Testament

Marriage

Slavery

The Household and Its Freed Slaves

Where Public Life Was Private

"Work" and Leisure

Patrimony

Public Opinion and Utopia

Pleasures and Excesses

Tranquilizers

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674777712
Translator:
Goldhammer, Arthur
Author:
Goldhammer, Arthur
Author:
Veyne, Paul
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Empire, 30 b.c.-476 a.d.
Subject:
Rome History Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Subject:
Rome Social life and customs.
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
October 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
163 halftones
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 0.96 lb

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