Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius
by Samuel Dill
Publisher: Macmillan and co 1925
Number of pages: 639
Contents: Aristocracy Under the Terror; World of the Satirist; Society of the Freedmen; Circle of the Younger Pliny; Municipal Life; Colleges and Plebeian Life; Philosophic Director; Philosophic Missionary; Philosophic Theologian; Superstition; Belief in Immortality; Old Roman Religion; Magna Mater; Isis and Serapis; Religion of Mithra.
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