Ostia: Aspects of Roman City Life
Gustav Hermansen provides a basis for constructive debate on the social and economic life of the Roman city of Ostia. Ostia unveils ancient social history, architecture, city planning, and community life, and is complete with extensive floor plans, photographs, and line drawings.
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