The Roman Street

Such a practice was by no means limited to the street but may well have been most pronounced there because of the space's environment: ... Seneca, in his exercises for debate, outlines a situation in which a man has been murdered.

The Roman Street

In this book, Jeremy Hartnett explores the role of the ancient Roman street as the primary venue for social performance and political negotiations.

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