Roman Social History: A Sourcebook

Roman Social History: A Sourcebook
Tim Parkin, Arthur Pomeroy
NZ$ 75.00
NZ$ 62.99
CLAS325, CLAS406, CLAS207
University of Canterbury, Victoria University
Published 23/10/2007
Edition Info  
ISBN13 9780415426756
Published In United Kingdom
Imprint Routledge
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Pages 408
Size (mm) h235 x w159 x d
Blurb This Sourcebook contains a comprehensive collection of sources on the topic of the social history of the Roman world during the late Republic and the first two centuries AD. Designed to form the basis for courses in Roman social history, this excellent resource covers original translations from sources such as inscriptions, papyri, and legal texts. Topics include:  social inequality and class  games, gladiators and attitudes to violence  the role of slaves in Roman society  economy and taxation  the Roman legal system  the Roman family and gender roles. Including extensive explanatory notes, maps and bibliographies, this Sourcebook is the ideal resource for all students and teachers embarking on a course in Roman social history.

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