Themes in Roman Society and Culture is a core contributed volume that provides a thematic introduction to fundamental aspects of Roman society-its composition, institutions, structures, and cultural products-with major focus on the period 200 BCE to 200 CE. This engaging introduction challenges students to consider Roman society as a complex web of social relationships, economic dynamics, legal structures, and religious beliefs, informed by the physical
environment in which it developed rather than a series of chronological events. Each chapter is written by an active Canadian researcher and teacher in the field, which gives students a sense of the relevant evidence and an assessment of the current state of scholarship, preparing them to pursue more nuanced,
thoughtful, and complex research into Roman life or history.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 696 g
Dimensions: 229 x 178 x 19 mm
The editors and contributors have created a textbook which college instructors will welcome because it furnishes such thorough, informative, and astute coverage of ancient Roman society * Jo-Ann Shelton, Phoenix *