By Catharine Edwards
What did the town of Rome suggest to historical Romans? Roman writers, Cicero, Virgil, Juvenal and others, defined their urban in lots of other ways: they marveled at its good looks, they despaired of its dust, they explored its heritage, they lamented its absence. Their writings have performed an integral part in deciding on responses to town either of their personal time and in later centuries. This e-book explores a variety of descriptions of town from later classes in addition to from antiquity.
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