Parkin: Roman Social History. A Sourcebook. Paperback

  • Roman Social History.  A Sourcebook.
  • Edited by: Parkin, Tim; Pomeroy, Arthur. 2007
  • Paperback, 408 pages, 6 black & white line drawings, 234 x 156 mm
This "Sourcebook" contains a comprehensive collection of sources on the topic of the social history of the Roman world during the late Republic and the first two centuries AD. Designed to form the basis for courses in Roman social history, this excellent resource covers original translations from sources such as inscriptions, papyri, and legal texts. It covers topics including: social inequality and class games, gladiators and attitudes to violence; the role of slaves in Roman society economy and taxation; the Roman legal system; and, the Roman family and gender roles.

Including extensive explanatory notes, maps and bibliographies, this "Sourcebook" is the ideal resource for all students and teachers embarking on a course in Roman social history.