By Philip Matyszak
Walk an afternoon in a Roman's sandals.
What was once it prefer to dwell in a single of the traditional world's strongest and bustling towns - person who used to be 8 instances extra densely populated than modern-day manhattan?
In this interesting and enlightening advisor, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the folk who lived and labored there. In every one hour of the day we meet a brand new personality - from emperor to slave woman, gladiator to astrologer, medication lady to water-clock maker - and observe the attention-grabbing information in their day-by-day lives.
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24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There by Philip Matyszak