Life in Rome Picture Pas (Pictures of the Past)

  • 31 Pages
  • 3.63 MB
  • English
Ancient - Rome, Non-Classifiable, Sale Books, History - General History, History: World, Civilization, Juvenile literature,
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7673132M
ISBN 100517035553
ISBN 139780517035559

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm. Contents: The general aspect of the city --Streets and street life --The homes of the lowly and of the mighty --Roman women and Roman marriages --Costume and personal adornment --Food and drink, how the day is spent, the dinner --The social orders: the slaves.

Get this from a library. A day in old Rome: a picture of Roman life. [William Stearns Davis] -- Descriptions of daily Roman life including details about marriage, homes, food, costume, slaves, physicians, and libraries.

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This. On average, it costs $ per night to book a 3-star hotel in Rome for tonight. You'll pay around $ if you choose to stay in a 4-star hotel tonight, while a 5-star hotel in Rome will cost around $, on average (based on prices). The first one is partly about ancient Rome, partly about ancient Athens.

It is called "The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens and Rome", and has excellent illustrations and facts about every aspect of daily life, from houses and buildings to cooking, food, and art to religion and politics to chariot racing and gladiatorial fights.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (/ ɔː ˈ r iː l i ə s / ə-REE-lee-əs, Latin: [ˈmaːrkʊs̠ au̯ˈreːlijʊs̠ an̪t̪oːˈniːnʊs̠]; 26 April – 17 March AD) was Roman emperor from to and a Stoic philosopher.

He was the last of the rulers known as the Five Good Emperors (a term coined some 13 centuries later by Niccolò Machiavelli), and the last emperor of the Pax Romana. All the magnificence of ancient Rome, brought to life in 41 finely detailed illustrations depicting the defeat of Germanic invaders (c.

BC), the crushing of a slave revolt (71 BC), the assassination of Julius Caesar (44 BC) and more. Captions describe Roman cultural life /5(13). The book focuses on ancient Greece and Rome, but also looks at Persian, Egyptian, Celtic and other cultures. It embraces people from all walks of life, from impoverished citizens subsisting on cereals, chickpeas and even locusts, to the meat-eating elites.

(Achille) Claude Debussy (French: [aʃil klod dəbysi]; 22 August – 25 March ) was a French composer. He is sometimes seen as the first Impressionist composer, although he vigorously rejected the term.

He was among the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.In the hectic pace of our everyday life, it is often easy to forget where we have come from and how the past has molded the cities we now live in or travel to. These black and white photos below, taken by Italian and international photographers, show the reality of existence in the Rome of the s, when photography was still in its infancy.Centrally located in Rome, Life in Rome is a 5-minute walk from Ottaviano Metro Station and 10 minutes on foot from the Vatican Museums.

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