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I enjoyed this for two reasons. First, it was very interesting to get a level view of roman life. As a huge fan of history books are almost always huge, world spanning affairs, and... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Rory Ivanoff
The book dates from 1940, so much of the research is dated, and many of the "current" references are to things that were au courant in pre-war France. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steve
Thorough, interesting,educational, and not difficult to readPublished 8 months ago by gene r hoffman
Index poor. Information difficult to find. Why would concubines be listed under "Education and Religion?"Published 8 months ago by Babs
WARNING: The Amazon link from the Carcopino/Beard version of this book (published 2003) leads to copies of the original version, published in 1941, that does NOT have Beard's intro... Read morePublished 16 months ago by John Strand
Unreserved praise for the research. It's a look at the minutiae of a city: its residents, its structures (often crumbling) and its daily life. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rugby3
Poorly written History. Took too long to get to the point of the historical significance. Don't buy. Waste of time.Published 20 months ago by jean
I'm a bible teacher and I bought this book to give me a better understanding of the times 2nd century Rome. I was not disappointed. I learned so much that! Read morePublished 22 months ago by Adalia
Much more detail than I had expected. Much reference to the original Latin. Well worth purchasing. High level remarks throughout.Published 23 months ago by Eugene J. Brady