Roman Antiquities Or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans
London: A.Strahan, Printers-street, 1801. First Edition. Hardcover. Original 1801 printing. Front and back cover boards are seperated from spine. Pages have browning due to age. Chapter contents include: Foundation of Rome, Senate, Equities, Plebians, Slaves. Rights of Roman Citizens: Private rights, Public Rights, Comitia, Magistrates: Ordinary, Extraordinary Magistrates, rovincial Magistrates. Laws of the Romans. Judical Proceedings, Criminal Trials. Religion of the Romans, Roman Games, Military affairs, Naval Affairs, Customs of the Romans, Weights and Coins, Measures of Length, Methods of Writing, Houses of the Romans, Agriculture, Carriages, Divisions of the City, and Public Buildings. All with many sub-headings. Designed chiefly to illustrate the Latin Classics, By explainging words and phrases, from the rites and customs to which they refer. Scarce.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 616 pages. Fair with no dust jacket .
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