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The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome, Peter Connolly, Hazel Dodge

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The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome
Title
The ancient city
Title remainder
life in classical Athens & Rome
Statement of responsibility
Peter Connolly, Hazel Dodge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Text and illustrations help to explain many aspects of life in ancient Athens and Rome
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome, Peter Connolly, Hazel Dodge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253) and index
Contents
  • Part I, Athens. The golden years : Athens in the fifth century BC -- The keys to survival : the city's defences, and food and water supplies -- The cradle of democracy : the workings of the world's first democracy -- Daily life : life in fifth-century BC Athens -- Work : earning a living in Athens -- The houses of Athens : Athenian domestic architecture -- Temples for the gods : Athenian religious buildings -- A festival for Athena : celebrations and sports for Athena's birthday -- The theatre : Athenian drama : the world's first plays
  • Part II, Rome. The site of Rome : Rome before the Empire -- The imperial capital : the transformation of Rome during the reign of Augustus -- Government : Roman law and the civil service -- Food and water : aqueducts and the ports of Rome -- Houses and apartments : Roman houses for rich and poor -- Daily life : life in Rome in the first and second centuries AD -- Shops, bars and restaurants : commercial activity in Rome -- Many gods : religion and worship -- A day at the races : chariot racing at the Circus Maximus -- The theatre : farce, parody and other aspects of Roman drama -- The Colosseum : gladiatorial games at Rome's arena complex -- A new palace : the great palace complex of Domitian -- The age of Apollodorus : the golden age of Roman architecture under Trajan's chief architect -- The great baths : Roman imperial thermae (heated baths) -- The city in late antiquity : Rome after the time of Hadrian
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780195214093
Isbn Type
(US library ed.)
Lccn
gb 98030230
Other control number
780199172429
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps, plans
System control number
ocm59378390
Label
The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome, Peter Connolly, Hazel Dodge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253) and index
Contents
  • Part I, Athens. The golden years : Athens in the fifth century BC -- The keys to survival : the city's defences, and food and water supplies -- The cradle of democracy : the workings of the world's first democracy -- Daily life : life in fifth-century BC Athens -- Work : earning a living in Athens -- The houses of Athens : Athenian domestic architecture -- Temples for the gods : Athenian religious buildings -- A festival for Athena : celebrations and sports for Athena's birthday -- The theatre : Athenian drama : the world's first plays
  • Part II, Rome. The site of Rome : Rome before the Empire -- The imperial capital : the transformation of Rome during the reign of Augustus -- Government : Roman law and the civil service -- Food and water : aqueducts and the ports of Rome -- Houses and apartments : Roman houses for rich and poor -- Daily life : life in Rome in the first and second centuries AD -- Shops, bars and restaurants : commercial activity in Rome -- Many gods : religion and worship -- A day at the races : chariot racing at the Circus Maximus -- The theatre : farce, parody and other aspects of Roman drama -- The Colosseum : gladiatorial games at Rome's arena complex -- A new palace : the great palace complex of Domitian -- The age of Apollodorus : the golden age of Roman architecture under Trajan's chief architect -- The great baths : Roman imperial thermae (heated baths) -- The city in late antiquity : Rome after the time of Hadrian
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780195214093
Isbn Type
(US library ed.)
Lccn
gb 98030230
Other control number
780199172429
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps, plans
System control number
ocm59378390

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