Living in Ancient Rome primarily focuses on an ""ideal"" period set some time in the Imperium of Hadrian. This book examines all the aspects of daily life across all strata of Roman society, from the senatorial order to the plebs and slaves; from food to religious beliefs. Coverage includes the Roman family, The Roman Calendar, Roman goods and water supply, and the importance of games and theater in everyday life. This reference is a useful tool for students wanting to learn more about living in ancient Rome. Chapters include: The Roman Family at Home; A Working Life; Economy and Roman Law; and Religion and Relaxation.
Norman Bancroft Hunt graduated from Kingston School of Art in 1968. He was elected fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute in 1975 and is currently a lecturer and researcher in visual theory and cultural studies at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. He is the author of numerous books on Native American art and culture, including Historical Atlas of Ancient America, from Facts On File/Checkmark Books, and the award-winning People of the Totem.