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24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

Author: Philip Matyszak
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What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who lived and worked there. In each hour of the day we meet a new character - from emperor to slave girl, gladiator to astrologer, medicine woman to waterclock maker - and discover the fascinating details of their daily lives.
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Walk a day in a Roman's sandals. What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York?
Author description
Dr Philip Matyszak has written a number of bestselling titles on Ancient Rome including Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day and The Greek and Roman Myths. He currently works as a tutor for Madingley Hall Institute of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge, teaching a course on Ancient Rome. He lives in British Columbia, Canada.
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General Fields

  • : 9781782438564
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : October 2017
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : approx 25 b&w photos throughout
  • : Philip Matyszak
  • : Hardback
  • : 118
  • : 937