Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants - Garrett Ryan

Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants

Author: Garrett Ryan


  • Publication Date: 2021-09-01
  • Category: Ancient
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Summary

Most books on the Roman and Greek Empires deal with famous figures or events, but Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants focuses on things that seldom appear in history books: myths and magic, barbers and birth control, fine wine and the daily grind. This book, based on questions Roman historian Garrett Ryan, PhD gets most often on Quora and the popular Reddit forum, AskHistorians, reveals the nitty gritty details on how Romans and Greeks lived in a series of short and engaging essays, organized into six categories: Daily Life, Society, Beliefs, Sports and Leisure, and Legacies

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