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Public libraries in the cities of the Roman Empire

Nicholls, M. (2013) Public libraries in the cities of the Roman Empire. In: Woolf, G., König, J. and Oikonomopolou, K. (eds.) Ancient Libraries. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107012561

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Abstract/Summary

A chapter based on a paper given at major conference, arguing that the civic and architectural contexts of many public libraries in the Roman world contributed strongly to their status as conspicuous 'public' buildings, and should inform the way we think of library functions in the Roman world

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Classics
ID Code:8044
Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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