For centuries Rome controlled the entire Mediterranean world. This volume examines various aspects of Roman life in the words of both modern and ancient writers. Covered in a series of informative essays are houses and apartments, slaves, religious worship, marriage, roads and travel, and chariot races and other sports and games.
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"Students will appreciate those entries that focus on leisure activities-the Greek Olympics, the Roman charioteers. The writing clear and the few black-and white illustrations are appropriate..."
--School Library Journal (April 2004) (School Library Journal 20040401)
"The book, which is well organized, is very easy for students to read, and the information it supplies should hold their attention easily."
-- World History Bulletin (November 2004) (Doody Enterprises 20041101)
"That the seeds of modern society are found in the lives of the ancients is clearly demonstrated in this collection of excerpts from primary sources and articles by present-day commentators."
--School Library Journal (October 2004) (School Library Journal 20041001)
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Book Description Greenhaven Press, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110737714565
Book Description Greenhaven Press, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0737714565