Themes in Roman Society and Culture: An Introduction to Ancient Rome by Matt Gibbs

Themes in Roman Society and Culture: An Introduction to Ancient Rome

EditorMatt Gibbs, Milorad Nikolic, Pauline Ripat

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Focused on the period 200 BCE to 200 CE, this contributed volume provides a thematic introduction to the social aspects of ancient Rome - its composition, institutions, structures, and cultural products - and challenges students to consider Roman society as more than a series of chronologicalevents.

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Matt Gibbs is an assistant professor at the University of Winnipeg. He has published numerous articles on the history of ancient Rome. Milorad Nikolic is an assistant professor at Memorial University. His research interests include Roman agricultural practices as well as ancient water and aqueducts. Pauline Ripat is an associate pr...
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Title:Themes in Roman Society and Culture: An Introduction to Ancient RomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:July 5, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface and AcknowledgmentsContributor BiographiesIntroduction1. Pauline Ripat: The Development of Roman Social History2. Matt Gibbs, Milorad Nikolic, Andrew Sherwood: A Summary of Roman History3. Pauline Ripat: Class and Status4. Leslie Shumka: Roman Slavery5. Alison Jeppesen-Wigelsworth: The Roman Household6. Fanny Dolansky: Education in the Roman World7. Luke Roman: Latin Literature8. Kelly Olson: Roman Sexuality and Gender9. Andreas Bendlin: Religion at Rome10. John Vanderspoel: Roman Government in the Republic and Early Empire11. Benjamin Kelly: Crime, Law, and Order12. Michael Carter: Entertainment in the Roman World13. Conor Whately: The Roman Army14. Greg Fisher: Foreign Relations: War and Conquest15. Matt Gibbs: The Economy16. Milorad Nikolic: Roman Technology and Engineering17. Beth Munro: Art and ArchitectureConclusion: Roman Themes in Modern Society and Popular CultureAppendix: Resources for StudentsGlossaryWorks CitedIndex

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"This is an excellent book that I'm very much looking forward to using. It is thoughtful and challenging while remaining accessible." --Adam Kemezis, University of Alberta