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28%OFFProfessor Robert C. Knapp - Invisible Romans - 9781846684029 - V9781846684029
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Invisible Romans

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Description for Invisible Romans Paperback. Shows how everyday Romans sought to survive and thrive under the afflictions of disease, war, and violence, and to control their fates under powers that both oppressed and ignored them. In this book, the author seeks out the ordinary people who formed the fabric of everyday life in ancient Rome and the outlaws and pirates who lay beyond it. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 123 x 192 x 25. Weight in Grams: 348.
Robert Knapp seeks out the ordinary people who formed the fabric of everyday life in ancient Rome and the outlaws and pirates who lay beyond it. They are the housewives, prostitutes, freedmen, slaves, soldiers, and gladiators who lived commonplace lives and left almost no trace in history - until now. But their words are preserved in literature, letters, inscriptions and graffiti and their traces can be found in the histories, treatises, plays and poetry created by the elite. A world lost from view for two millennia is recreated through these, and other, tell-tale bits of evidence cast off by the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Profile Books
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
400
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781846684029
SKU
V9781846684029
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About Professor Robert C. Knapp
Robert Knapp is an historian by training, holding a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in Ancient History. He has written three books and numerous academic articles on ancient history, a subject he focused on for over thirty years at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is now Professor Emeritus.

Reviews for Invisible Romans
The task Knapp set himself was hugely ambitious, and it is a tribute that not only did he succeed, but that he managed to make the telling of it entertaining as well as informative
Scotsman
Prof Knapp does an exemplary job of seeking his subjects in obscure papyri and places that will reward researchers and historians for years ... Read more

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