The World of Ancient Rome A Daily Life Encyclopedia 2 volumes

Author: James W. Ermatinger
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144082908X
Format: PDF, Docs
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This study of Ancient Rome offers a fascinating glimpse of what Roman society was like—from fashion, to food, to politics and recreation—gathered from literary works, art, and archaeological remains. • Focuses on daily life rather than dates and wars, making for engaging content for all readers • Offers a bibliography of important works as well as online and print resources for further reading • Includes coverage of a breadth of topics ranging from performing arts to town planning and military uniforms to banquets • Features approximately 250 entries with topics arranged alphabetically • Connects to national standards for world history

The World of Renaissance Italy A Daily Life Encyclopedia 2 volumes

Author: Joseph P. Byrne Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829608
Format: PDF, Docs
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Students of the Italian Renaissance who wish to go beyond the standard names and subjects will find in this text abundant information on the lives, customs, beliefs, and practices of those who lived during this exciting time period. • Synthesizes the latest research and publication in the Italian Renaissance era by the top scholars in their respective historical fields • Covers a range of types of people and issues rarely covered in other books on the Italian Renaissance and supplies detailed coverage that adds a social dimension to traditional topics such as art, religion, and war • Authored by a prolific and highly regarded author of history texts, Joseph P. Byrne, PhD, who is expert in the Italian Renaissance • Appropriate for advanced high school and undergraduate college students as well as general readers interested in the Renaissance period in Italy

Daily Life in the Roman City

Author: Gregory S. Aldrete
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331749
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discusses daily life in ancient Rome, examining such topics as housing, clothing, food, childbearing, the economy, leisure times, and religion.

The World of Ancient Egypt

Author: Peter Lacovara
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9781610692298
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This absorbing reference covers everyday life in ancient Egypt, spanning a period of more than 5,000 years—from the Stone Age to the advent of Christianity.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

Author: Editors of Kingfisher
ISBN: 9780753457849
Format: PDF, ePub
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A reference guide to world history, featuring a timeline, key date boxes, and biographies of historical figures.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life Europe

Author: Timothy L. Gall
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781414464305
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides information on more than five hundred cultures of the world, covering twenty different areas of daily life including clothing, food, language, and religion.