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Contents Acknowledgments Chronology Chapter 1. Introduction: Roman Cities Chapter 2. History of Ancient Rome Chapter 3. Infrastructure of Ancient Rome Chapter 4. Government of Ancient Rome Chapter 5. The People of Ancient Rome Chapter 6. Living and Dying in Ancient Rome Chapter 7. Dangers of Life in Ancient Rome Chapter 8. Pleasures of Life in Ancient Rome Chapter 9. Entertainment in Ancient Rome Chapter 10. Religion in Ancient Rome Chapter 11. The Emperors and Ancient Rome Chapter 12. The Economy and Ancient Rome Chapter 13. Ostia: An Industrial Port City Chapter 14. Pompeii: A Time-Capsule of Roman Daily Life Chapter 15. Conclusion: Three Visions of Roman Urbanism: Rome, Ostia, and Pompeii Appendix I: A Brief Guide to Understanding Roman Names Appendix II: A Brief Guide to Roman Timekeeping and the Calendar Appendix III: A Brief Guide to Roman Clothing and Appearance Appendix IV: A Brief Guide to Roman Construction Techniques Appendix V: The History of the City of Rome from Antiquity to Today Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Rome -- Social life and customs.
Pompeii (Extinct city) -- Social life and customs.
Ostia (Extinct city) -- Social life and customs.
City and town life -- Rome.