Classical historian John Clarke uses well-preserved wall paintings and other artifacts to recreate the daily life of Romans and slaves in Ostia and Pompeii. I didn’t care much for the vignettes he used to portray Roman life, but the images and the background information are fascinating.



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Metadata Info

  • Title: Roman Life: 100 BC to AD 200
  • Author: John R. Clarke
  • Published: 2007
  • ISBN: 0810993392
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  • Check out: Seattle library
  • Rating: 3.0 stars