Review of George W. Houston, Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity

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Abstract

By examining in detail the results of George W. Houston's recent research on Roman libraries, the present contribution discusses the structure, content, and socio-cultural function of book collections in the Roman world. Special attention is devoted to the (often overlooked) relationship between intellectual trends and material culture as well as to the highly representative sites of Herculaneum and Oxyrhynchus.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)605-607
Numero di pagine3
RivistaGNOMON
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2017

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