Everyday life in ancient Rome
This account covers the daily lives of all classes of Romans. The author gives as vivid a picture of the wealth and extravagance of the upper classes, as of the poverty and sualor in which the poorer citizens lived. Food, homes, clothes, work and play are all dealt with in detail.
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GROWING UP IN ANCIENT ROME
HI FAMILY LIFE
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