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Title Poverty in the Roman world / edited by Margaret Atkins and Robin Osborne.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.50937 POVE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction: Roman poverty in context / Robin Osborne; 2. The poor in the city of Rome / Neville Morley; 3. Stratification, deprivation and quality of life / Walter Scheidel; 4. 'You do him no service': an exploration of pagan almsgiving / Anneliese Parkin; 5. Writing poverty in Rome / Greg Woolf; 6. Population and poverty in Roman Egypt / Dominic Rathbone; 7. A pragmatic approach to poverty and riches: Ambrosiaster's Quaestio CXXIV / Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe; 8. Portraying the poor: descriptions of poverty in Christian texts from the Late Roman Empire / Richard Finn; 9. Throwing parties for the poor: poverty and splendour in the late antique Church / Lucy Grig; 10. Rhetoric and reality in Salvian of Marseille's portrayal of the poor / Cam Grey; 11. Poverty and Roman law / Caroline Humfress.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. UK : MyiLibrary, 2007. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to MIL affiliated libraries.
Other author Atkins, E. M. (E. Margaret)
Osborne, Robin, 1957-
Subject Poverty -- Religious aspects.
Poverty -- Rome -- History.
Poverty -- Rome.
Social problems -- Rome -- History.
Poverty -- Political aspects -- Rome.
Poverty -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Rome.
Poor -- Rome -- Social conditions.
Rome -- Economic conditions.
Rome -- Social conditions.
Roman world
Roman world
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ISBN 0521862116 (hbk.) : £48.00