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When in Rome... free pdf A glimpse of city life during Rome's early Empire, as portrayed by some of the period's pre-eminent writers, including Horace, Juvenal, Petronius, Persius, Statius, Martial and Pliny the Younger. This unique selection collects the best of early Roman writing on society, culture and daily life. From a vast body of work, the most revealing snapshots of life in the early years of the Roman Empire are drawn together for the first time. When in Rome - makes accessible to the general reader writers whose lasting influence cannot be overstated. Topics covered continue to resonate even today and include greed, corruption and excess, satire, euthanasia, religion, women, and the family, thus highlighting the value of this volume to anyone interested in social history, literature - and, indeed, the Classics.

About Paul Chrystal

Paul Chrystal is a lifelong student of the classics and has been in publishing for more than thirty years. He lives near York, runs a bookshop and is the author of a number of books on local history and the history of chocolate.

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Author : Paul Chrystal
Publisher : Hesperus Press Ltd
Data Published : 30 July 2010
ISBN : 1843913704
EAN : 9781843913702
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 112 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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