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Published: 26 January 2017

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780190496432

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Gift and Gain

How Money Transformed Ancient Rome

Neil Coffee

Classical Culture and Society

  • The first sustained examination of the impact of money and commercial life on the culture of classical Rome
  • The first book to examine the changes in Roman gift culture over the centuries of the classical era
  • The first study of Roman social history to incorporate the diachronic measurement of language change using digital tools

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