Daily Life in Ancient Rome

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Author  Brian K. Harvey
Publisher  Focus
Publication Date   March 1, 2016
ISBN  1585107956
Pages  296

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"One really must admire Harvey’s achievement in this sourcebook. With just 350 passages (more than half of them consisting of Latin inscriptions, from all over Rome’s empire), Harvey manages to give his readers a real sense of Roman private values and behaviors. His translations of the original texts are superb—both accurate and elegant. And he contextualizes his chosen passages with a series of remarkably economical but solidly reliable introductions. In a word, Harvey’s sourcebook strikes me as the best now available for a single-semester undergraduate course."
—T. Corey Brennan, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

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