Literacy in the Roman World


Book Details

Publisher  Journal of Roman Archaeology
Publication Date   September 1, 1991
ISBN  1887829032
Pages  198

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THE CONTENTS: 1) The tyranny of the evidence: a discussion of the possible uses of literacy in Etruria and Latium in the archaic age. 2) Ancient literacy and the function of the written word in Roman religion. 3) Statistics or states of mind? 4) Literacy and the parietal inscriptions of Pompeii. 5) L'ecriture en quete de lecteurs 6) Literacy in the Roman empire: mass and mode. 7) Conquest by book 8) Ancient illiteracy.

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