Running the Roman Home
Oct 23, 2012
Alexandra Croom is not only Keeper of Archaeology at Tyne and Wear Archives and Museum but she has also been involved with the re-enactment group Cohors V Gallorum for several years. It is obvious in several areas that she has put both sets of knowledge to excellent use in writing this book.
In the introduction the author notes how books on everyday life of the Romans usually describes more specialised events like going to the baths, amphitheatre and evening parties but rarely describes the typical activities of any household such as doing the washing up or taking out the rubbish…
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