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Published: 12 July 2012

240 Pages | 5 halftones


ISBN: 9780199926718

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Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire

A Study of Elite Communities

William A. Johnson

Classical Culture and Society

  • A rich cultural history of individual reading communities that differentiate themselves in interesting ways
  • Shows a coherent reading culture with fascinating similarities and contrasts to the reading culture of today