Roman Passions: A History of Pleasure in Imperial Rome

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Bloomsbury Academic, Dec 2, 2010 - History - 248 pages

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Bits were interesting, Roman air pollution from metal refining, Romans as collectors, the enjoyment of violence. All the information about the sex lives of the emperors was from one source, Suetonious ... Read full review

Roman passions: a history of pleasure in Imperial Rome

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Laurence (research fellow, archaeology & antiquity, Univ. of Birmingham; coauthor, with Alex Butterworth, Pompeii: The Living City) brings a spirit of lighthearted inquiry to this readable work. Each ... Read full review

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Ray Laurence is Professor of Classical and Archaeological Studies at the University of Kent, UK. He is the author of many titles including Pompeii The Living City (with Alex Butterworth) which was awarded the Longman-History Today New Generation Prize 2006.

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