Review: Working IX to V
Apr 22, 2008
“Working IX to V” is a survey of a variety of professions in the ancient Greco-Roman world. The work is divided into ten topical chapters, with each chapter containing around fifteen or so professions consonant with the topic. The descriptions of the various professions provide a brief overview, each ranging from one to three pages in length. In the margins on the book are various illustrations of caricatures of the professions under study or the symbols they used to identify themselves, usually punctuated by tongue-in-check quotes meant to be humorous…
Read “Ursus’” full review of Working IX to V by Vicki Leon.