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Title The Cambridge companion to ancient Rome / edited by Paul Erdkamp.
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Book Cover
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 Floor2  DG63 .C284 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xx, 625 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series Cambridge companions to the ancient world
Cambridge companions to the ancient world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 575-604) and index.
Contents The emergence of the city / Alexandre Grandazzi -- Population size and social structure / Neville Morley -- 3. Disease and death / Walter Scheidel -- Slaves and freedmen / Elisabeth Herrmann-Otto -- Immigration and cosmopolitanization / Claudia Moatti -- Marriages, families, households / Beryl Rawson -- Pack-animals, pets, pests, and other non-human beings / Michael MacKinnon -- The urban topography of Rome / Elisha Dumser -- Housing and domestic architecture / Glenn R. Storey -- Regions and neighborhoods / J. Bert Lott -- Monumental Rome / Roy D. Miller -- (Sub)urban surroundings / Robert Witcher -- The Tiber and river transport / Steven L. Tuck -- Traffic and land transportation in and near Rome / Ray Laurence -- The food supply of the capital / Paul Erdkamp -- Counting bricks and stacking wood : providing the physical fabric / Shawn Graham -- Water supply, drainage and watermills / Christer Bruun -- Industries and services / Wim Broekaert and Arjan Zuiderhoek -- Labour and employment / Cameron Hawkins -- Professional associations / Jinyu Liu -- Sex and the city / Thomas A. J. McGinn -- Civic rituals and political spaces in Republican and Imperial Rome / Adam Ziolkowski -- Policing and security / Benjamin Kelly -- Riots / Gregory S. Aldrete -- 'Romans, play on!': city of the games / Nicholas Purcell -- The urban sacred landscape / Andreas Bendlin -- Structuring time : festivals, holidays and the calendar / Michele R. Salzman -- Cemeteries and catacombs / Leonard V. Rutgers -- What difference did Christianity make? / A. D. Lee -- The city in ruin : text, image, and imagination / Catharine Edwards -- Roma aeterna / Ingrid Rowland.
Subject Rome (Italy) -- History -- To 476.
Rome -- Social conditions.
Rome -- Social life and customs.
Related Names Erdkamp, Paul.
Alternate Title Ancient Rome
ISBN 9780521720786 paperback
0521720788 paperback
9780521896290 hardback
0521896290 hardback
OCLC number 799025039