Ancient Roman Library History
By Konstantinos Stakis  Publisher: Research Press Co., Ltd.
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2024-03-26 | ISBN: 978-7-5199-1637-4
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This book delves into the fascinating world of early Latin literature in ancient Rome. It explores the legends and traditions surrounding Latin literature and its origins and impact on Roman culture. It also sheds light on other aspects of Roman life: private libraries and the book trade during the late Republic, the connection between emperors and the city's earliest public libraries, the relationship between writers and their works, and the libraries housed within plazas and bathhouses that flourished from the 1st to the 4th centuries. Finally, the book analyzes the various types of libraries and their decorative elements, facilities, and organizational methods.