Life in Egypt under Roman rule /

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Main Author: Lewis, Naphtali.

Format: Book

Language: English

Published: Atlanta, Ga. : Scholars Press, ©1999.

Series: Classics in papyrology ; 1.


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Call Number: DT61 .L646 1999

Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Classes and masses: or, Knowing your place
  • The country towns; or, Meet the local gentry
  • The peasant villages; or, Contented with little, and cantie wi' mair
  • Superstitione et lascivia; or, Works and days of gods and goblins
  • Annonae fecundam; or, The production of food
  • Trades and professions; or, The production of goods and services
  • Census, taxes, and liturgies; or, Rendering under Caesar
  • Insciam legum; or, The administration of justice
  • Discordem et mobilem; or, Fumaroles in the Pax Romana
  • Appendix: The price of goods and services.