The Corn Supply of Ancient Rome


Book Details

Author  Geoffrey Rickman
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   August 14, 1980
ISBN  0198148380
Pages  304

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Feeding a large population is not a modern problem. .There were great practical difficulties in growing, shipping, storing, and marketing sufficient corn for Rome, the most populous city in the ancient world. This intriguing book provides the first overall study of this important aspect of the overall history of Rome.

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