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Paideia 2014 Section 31 - Davis: Books of interest in Preus Library

Ancient Rome

Books for background reading on the Roman World

Look up anything between DG 59 and DG 300, but see in particular…

L. Friedlander. 1965. Roman Life and Manners under the Early Empire. Volumes 1-4. London: Barnes & Noble. DG78.F7 R6

J. Toner. 2009. Popular Culture in Ancient Rome. Cambridge: Polity Press. DG78.T66

J. Balsdon. 1969. Life and Leisure in Ancient Rome. New York: McGraw-Hill. DG90.B25

R. Laurence. 2010. Roman Passions: A History of Pleasure in Imperial Rome. London: Continuum. DG223.3.L38

Books at Preus Library on Ancient Magic:

BF 1591 and following…

N. Janowitz. 2001. Magic in the Roman World: Pagans, Jews and Christians. New York: Routledge. BF1591.J36

D. Ogen. 2012. Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds. Oxford: Oxford University Press. BF1591.O335

Books at Preus Library on Isis:

F. Solmsen. 1979. Isis among the Greeks and Romans. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. BL2450.I7 S66

R. E. Witt. 1971. Isis in the Graeco-Roman World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.  BL2450.I7 W58

Books at Preus Library on Apuleius: Translations:

See all books between PA6209 to PA6217.S27

Books at Preus Library on Roman Religion:

See BL802 and following for plenty of books on this vast subject…

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