This sourcebook uniquely gathers a wide range of texts that illustrate the physical structures of the city, the rhythms of its daily life and the interaction between topography, monuments and the people from Rome's earliest days, through its imperial heyday until its transformation into the Western Christian capital.
The chapters examined within this comprehensive introduction include:
- the early and republican city
- the emperor
- art and architecture
- leisure, life and death
- religion and late antiquity.
Ancient City of Rome is designed to be directly relevant to those studying Roman civilization, or the city of Rome, at school or university level.
IntroductionList of Sources/GlossaryThe Site and Topography of RomeEarly Rome: Myth Foundation and the KingsRepublican RomeThe Emperor and the CityUrban Infrastructure and AdministrationSupplying the CityConstruction and DecorationLiving ConditionsLeisureReligionRome in Late AntiquityChronological ChartIndex
Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 30th September 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1