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The private life of the Romans / by Harold Whetstone Johnston. [print]

By: Johnston, Harold Whetstone, 1859-1912 [author]Material type: TextTextSeries: The Lake classical seriesPublication details: Chicago : Scott, Foresman and Company, [(c)1903. Description: 344 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Manners and customs | Rome -- Social life and customsLOC classification: DG90.P758 1903DG90.J72.P758 1903COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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I. The family : The household ; The splitting up of a house ; Other meanings of familia ; The family cult ; Adoption ; Limitations ; II. The name : The triple name ; Additional names ; Confusion of names ; Names of women ; Names of slaves ; Names of freedmen ; Naturalized citizens III. Marriage and the position of women : Early forms of marriage ; Betrothals ; The dowry ; Essential forms ; The wedding day ; The wedding garments ; The ceremony ; The wedding feast ; The bridal procession ; The position of women IV. Children and education : Legal status ; Nurses ; Playthings ; Pets and games ; Home training ; Schools ; Subjects taught in elementary schools ; Grammar schools ; Schools of rhetoric ; Travel ; Apprenticeship ; Remarks on the schools ; The teacher ; Schooldays and holidays ; Discipline ; End of childhood ; V. Dependents: slaves and clients : Growth of slavery ; Numbers of slaves ; Sources of supply ; Sales of slaves ; Prices of slaves ; Public and private slaves ; Private slaves ; Industrial employment ; Farm slaves ; Legal status of slaves ; The treatment of slaves ; Food and dress ; Punishments ; Manumission ; The clients ; The old clients ; Mutual obligations ; The new clients ; Duties and rewards Virgin Islands The house and its furniture : The development of the house ; The change in the atrium ; The peristyle ; Private rooms ; The house of pansa ; The walls ; Wall facings ; Floors and ceilings ; Roofs ; The doors ; The windows ; Heating ; Water supply ; Decoration ; Furniture ; Principal articles ; The couches ; The chairs ; Tables ; The lamps ; Chests and cabinets ; Other articles ; The street Virgin IslandsI. Dress and personal ornaments : The tunic ; The toga ; Form and arrangement ; Kinds of togas ; Other wraps ; Footgear ; Coverings for the head ; The hair and beard ; Jewelry ; Dress of women ; Shoes and slippers ; Dressing of the hair ; Accessories ; Jewelry ; Dress of the children and slaves ; Materials ; Colors ; Manufacture --
Virgin IslandsII. Food and meals : Natural conditions ; Fruits ; Garden produce ; Meats ; Fowl and game ; Fish ; Cereals ; Preparation of the grain ; Breadmaking ; The olive ; Olive oil ; Grapes ; Viticulture ; Vineyards ; Wine-making ; Beverages ; Style of living ; Hours for meals ; Breakfast and luncheon ; The formal meal ; The dining couch ; Places of honor ; Other furniture ; Courses ; Bills of fare ; Serving the dinner ; The banquets of the rich IX. Amusements, baths : General ; Sports of the campus ; Games of ball ; Games of chance ; Knuckle-bones ; Dice ; Public and private games ; Dramatic performances ; Staging the play ; The early theater ; The later theater ; Roman circuses ; Plan of the circus ; The arena ; The barriers ; The seats ; Furnishing the races ; The teams ; The drivers ; Other shows of the circus ; Gladiatorial combats ; Popularity of the combats ; Sources of supply ; Schools for gladiators ; Places of exhibition ; Amphitheaters at Rome ; The amphitheater at Pompeii ; The Coliseum ; Styles of fighting ; Weapons and armor ; Announcement of the shows ; The fight itself ; The rewards ; Other shows in the amphitheater ; The daily bath ; Essentials for the bath ; Heating the bath ; A private bathhouse ; The public baths ; Management ; Hours opened ; Accommodations for women ; Baths of Diocletian X. Travel and correspondence : In general ; By water ; By land ; The vehicles ; Carriages ; The roads ; Construction ; The inns ; Speed ; Sending letters ; Writing the letters ; Sealing and opening the letters ; Books ; Manufacture of paper ; Pens and ink ; Making the roll ; Size of the rolls ; Multiplication of books ; Commercial publication ; Rapidity and cost of publication ; Libraries XI. Sources of income and means of living : The Roman's day ; In general ; Careers of the nobles ; Agriculture ; Political office ; The law ; The army ; Careers of the equites ; The soldiers ; The proletariate ; Professions and trades ; Business and commerce ; The civil service ; The Roman's day ; House of the day XII. Burial-places and funeral ceremonies : Importance of burial ; Interment and cremation ; Places of burial ; The tombs ; The potter's field ; Plan of tombs and grounds ; Exterior of the tombs ; Burial societies ; Funeral ceremonies ; At the house ; The funeral procession ; The funeral oration ; At the tomb ; After ceremonies ; Memorial festivals.
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I. The family : The household ; The splitting up of a house ; Other meanings of familia ; The family cult ; Adoption ; Limitations ; II. The name : The triple name ; Additional names ; Confusion of names ; Names of women ; Names of slaves ; Names of freedmen ; Naturalized citizens III. Marriage and the position of women : Early forms of marriage ; Betrothals ; The dowry ; Essential forms ; The wedding day ; The wedding garments ; The ceremony ; The wedding feast ; The bridal procession ; The position of women IV. Children and education : Legal status ; Nurses ; Playthings ; Pets and games ; Home training ; Schools ; Subjects taught in elementary schools ; Grammar schools ; Schools of rhetoric ; Travel ; Apprenticeship ; Remarks on the schools ; The teacher ; Schooldays and holidays ; Discipline ; End of childhood ; V. Dependents: slaves and clients : Growth of slavery ; Numbers of slaves ; Sources of supply ; Sales of slaves ; Prices of slaves ; Public and private slaves ; Private slaves ; Industrial employment ; Farm slaves ; Legal status of slaves ; The treatment of slaves ; Food and dress ; Punishments ; Manumission ; The clients ; The old clients ; Mutual obligations ; The new clients ; Duties and rewards Virgin Islands The house and its furniture : The development of the house ; The change in the atrium ; The peristyle ; Private rooms ; The house of pansa ; The walls ; Wall facings ; Floors and ceilings ; Roofs ; The doors ; The windows ; Heating ; Water supply ; Decoration ; Furniture ; Principal articles ; The couches ; The chairs ; Tables ; The lamps ; Chests and cabinets ; Other articles ; The street Virgin IslandsI. Dress and personal ornaments : The tunic ; The toga ; Form and arrangement ; Kinds of togas ; Other wraps ; Footgear ; Coverings for the head ; The hair and beard ; Jewelry ; Dress of women ; Shoes and slippers ; Dressing of the hair ; Accessories ; Jewelry ; Dress of the children and slaves ; Materials ; Colors ; Manufacture --

Virgin IslandsII. Food and meals : Natural conditions ; Fruits ; Garden produce ; Meats ; Fowl and game ; Fish ; Cereals ; Preparation of the grain ; Breadmaking ; The olive ; Olive oil ; Grapes ; Viticulture ; Vineyards ; Wine-making ; Beverages ; Style of living ; Hours for meals ; Breakfast and luncheon ; The formal meal ; The dining couch ; Places of honor ; Other furniture ; Courses ; Bills of fare ; Serving the dinner ; The banquets of the rich IX. Amusements, baths : General ; Sports of the campus ; Games of ball ; Games of chance ; Knuckle-bones ; Dice ; Public and private games ; Dramatic performances ; Staging the play ; The early theater ; The later theater ; Roman circuses ; Plan of the circus ; The arena ; The barriers ; The seats ; Furnishing the races ; The teams ; The drivers ; Other shows of the circus ; Gladiatorial combats ; Popularity of the combats ; Sources of supply ; Schools for gladiators ; Places of exhibition ; Amphitheaters at Rome ; The amphitheater at Pompeii ; The Coliseum ; Styles of fighting ; Weapons and armor ; Announcement of the shows ; The fight itself ; The rewards ; Other shows in the amphitheater ; The daily bath ; Essentials for the bath ; Heating the bath ; A private bathhouse ; The public baths ; Management ; Hours opened ; Accommodations for women ; Baths of Diocletian X. Travel and correspondence : In general ; By water ; By land ; The vehicles ; Carriages ; The roads ; Construction ; The inns ; Speed ; Sending letters ; Writing the letters ; Sealing and opening the letters ; Books ; Manufacture of paper ; Pens and ink ; Making the roll ; Size of the rolls ; Multiplication of books ; Commercial publication ; Rapidity and cost of publication ; Libraries XI. Sources of income and means of living : The Roman's day ; In general ; Careers of the nobles ; Agriculture ; Political office ; The law ; The army ; Careers of the equites ; The soldiers ; The proletariate ; Professions and trades ; Business and commerce ; The civil service ; The Roman's day ; House of the day XII. Burial-places and funeral ceremonies : Importance of burial ; Interment and cremation ; Places of burial ; The tombs ; The potter's field ; Plan of tombs and grounds ; Exterior of the tombs ; Burial societies ; Funeral ceremonies ; At the house ; The funeral procession ; The funeral oration ; At the tomb ; After ceremonies ; Memorial festivals.

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