Famine and Food Supply in the Graeco-Roman World
Mar 1, 2007
Another review has been completed for our Roman Books section, thanks to community member Pertinax.
This is not one of those attention grabbing titles that will appeal to the sword and combat enthusiast, nor to the afficionado of heavyweight power politics and great personages. It is however a piece of subtle, steady and scholarly discourse that gives weight and texture to any Romanophiles imagining of the Roman (and Grecian) world. I personally found that the work helped me form a more grounded mental picture of the Attic and Italian countryside, its pattern of landholdings and the nature and dynamic of its inhabitants…
…read the full review of Famine and Food Supply in the Graeco-Roman World by P. Garsney