La vita quotidiana a Roma: all’apogeo dell’imperio. Front Cover. Jérôme Carcopino. Laterza, – pages Universale Laterza. Author, Jérôme Carcopino. Home Jerome Carcopino La vita quotidiana a Roma all’ apogeo dell’ Impero. Stock Image. La vita quotidiana a Roma all’ apogeo dell’ Impero: Jerome. Buy La vita quotidiana a Roma. All’apogeo dell’impero by CARCOPINO Jérome ( ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on.

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Carcopino explains several time period at once and they often run into each other.

You do NOT surpass an Italian teacher. It’s an unsettling experience to read this book.

This was written when far less was known about his topic, so I’m looking forward to reading the updated version. In winter, the Ladri had longer hours to steal–and of course, poor lighting to do it in. Dry, dated, but so filled with research and information that it the former two are almost forgivable. And even allowing quotidizna the age when the book was written So 24 hours are divided by 7 dominances.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Usually history books are not particularly funny, but this one, as it deals with the daily side of Romans, has some very funny parts. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. While their works are certainly a great tool for understand the time period and are fantastic for supporting evidence, sometimes Carcopino uses their works as fact without finding other things to support it.


Carcpino tends to be rather flow Not the best, but not the worst. Mar 18, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: While sometimes the definition is quktidiana stated or easily inferred through context clues, this is often not the case. Nonetheless, very worthwhile if one has an intense interest in the subject.

From this the author gives his take on daily life in the ancient city, frequently interjecting his own opinions and occasionally as, f. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Looking at the Roman world forces us to think of whether progress and enlightment exist at all. Because the author wrote this story by subject and not by time period, it is sometimes hard to understand. The author describes the lifestyle of a roman citizen in an entertaining and informative way. Unfortunately it is tainted by the author’s biases towards the ideology of Mussolini and the fascists.

Occasionally, the translation could be found in the back of the book, but it’s position there instead of on the page mentioned forces the reader to constantly flip pages or completely ignore the footnote. The letters type is small and too packed with words in a page.


La vita quotidiana a Roma all’apogeo dell’impero

He seems to be anti-feminist, a Christian, and almost racist. PaperbackSecond Editionpages. This could have been a really great book, but instead I kept thinking, “Why would he spend so much time with something he obviously hates? His analysis of Roman religion is outdated.

And Roman education was so bad that rather than improving students morals, the teachers undermined them [often with pederasty, my speculation].

Jun 13, Cassandra Brecht rated it liked it. Jul 16, Martin Willoughby rated it did not like it. Not the best, but not the worst. Mar 18, Courtney rated it it was amazing. The book covers topics streets, houses, slavery, living conditions for the poor as well as the rich, the growing freedom of women, some professions, a typical dinner party, entertainment, clothing, the problems with education, and the weakening sense of religiosity.

Feb 17, Angie rated it it was ok Shelves: The modern person will maybe disapprove of the Viking adulation of violence, or human sacrifice, etc.