Death in Ancient Rome: A Sourcebook (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World) (Paperback)

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Presenting a wide range of relevant, translated texts on death, burial and commemoration in the Roman world, this book is organized thematically and supported by discussion of recent scholarship. The breadth of material included ensures that this sourcebook will shed light on the way death was thought about and dealt with in Roman society.

About the Author


Valerie M Hope is Lecturer in the Department of Classical Studies at the Open University. Her main research interest is Roman social history, focusing on Roman funerary customs and funerary monuments. Her previous publications include Constructing Identity: The Roman Funerary Monuments of Aquileia, Mainz and Nimes (2001) and Death and disease in the Ancient City (2000)


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415331586
ISBN-10: 0415331587
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 1st, 2007
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

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