Ancient City of Rome (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)

Ancient City of Rome (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)

By: Christopher John Smith (author), Hazel Dodge (author), J. C. N. Coulston (author)Paperback

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Description

This sourcebook uniquely gathers a wide range of texts that illustrate the physical structures of the city, the rhythms of its daily life and the interaction between topography, monuments and the people from Rome's earliest days, through its imperial heyday until its transformation into the Western Christian capital. The chapters examined within this comprehensive introduction include: * the early and republican city * the emperor * art and architecture * leisure, life and death * religion and late antiquity. Ancient City of Rome is designed to be directly relevant to those studying Roman civilization, or the city of Rome, at school or university level.

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University of St. Andrews, UK Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

Contents

Introduction List of Sources/Glossary The Site and Topography of Rome Early Rome: Myth Foundation and the Kings Republican Rome The Emperor and the City Urban Infrastructure and Administration Supplying the City Construction and Decoration Living Conditions Leisure Religion Rome in Late Antiquity Chronological Chart Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780415182461
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780415182461
  • weight: 498
  • ISBN10: 0415182468

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