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Roman life.

Author: Mary Johnston
Publisher: Chicago, Scott, Foresman [1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A full account of the life of the ancient Romans even to books, libraries, roads and burial customs.

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnston, Mary, 1883-
Roman life.
Chicago, Scott, Foresman [1957]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Johnston
OCLC Number: 405246
Notes: "Successor to [H.W. Johnson's] Private life of the Romans."
Description: 478 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Gifts of archaeology --
Days in ancient Rome --
The Roman way of life --
Life in Roman towns --
Life in the country --
Roman houses --
Interior decoration --
Roman families --
Roman names --
Marriage customs and Roman women --
Roman children --
Education --
Slavery --
Clientes and hospites --
Clothing of men and boys --
Clothing of women and girls --
Roman food --
Meals of the day --
Games, exercise, and baths --
Theaters and plays --
Circuses and races --
Amphitheaters and gladiators --
Travel and correspondence --
Books and libraries --
Roads, aqueducts, and sewers --
Roman religion --
The Romans and their dead.
Responsibility: Prepared under the supervision of Eleanore H. Cooper.


A full account of the life of the ancient Romans even to books, libraries, roads and burial customs.


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