Time in Antiquity

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Author  Robert Hannah
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   January 9, 2009
ISBN  0415331552
Pages  224

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Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally through the technology designed to measure, mark or tell time. The material discussed ranges from the sixth century BC in archaic Greece to the 3rd century AD in the Roman Empire, and offers fascinating insights into ordinary people’s perceptions of time and time-keeping instruments.

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