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24 Hours in Ancient Rome By Dr Philip Matyszak

24 Hours in Ancient Rome by Dr Philip Matyszak

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Discover what life in Ancient Rome was really like as we meet 24 different characters - from emperor to slave girl, gladiator to astrologer, medicine woman to water-clock maker - in 24 hours.

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24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There by Dr Philip Matyszak

Walk a day in a Roman's sandals.

What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York?

In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who lived and worked there. In each hour of the day we meet a new character - from emperor to slave girl, gladiator to astrologer, medicine woman to water-clock maker - and discover the fascinating details of their daily lives.

About Dr Philip Matyszak

Dr Philip Matyszak has written a number of bestselling titles on the ancient world including Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day, Ancient Athens of Five Drachmas a Day and The Greek and Roman Myths. He currently works as a tutor for Madingley Hall Institute of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge, teaching a course on Ancient Rome. He lives in British Columbia, Canada.

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GOR008615064
9781782438564
1782438564
24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There by Dr Philip Matyszak
Used - Like New
Hardback
Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
2017-10-05
272
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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