Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)

Category: Nonfiction


Posted on 2020-06-28, by books_lover.

Description

Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
Libraries of the ancient world have long held a place in the public imagination. Even in antiquity, the library at Alexandria was nearly legendary. Until now there has been relatively little research to discover what was inside these libraries, how the collections came into being and evolved, and who selected and maintained the holdings. In this engaging and meticulously researched study, George W. Houston examines a dozen specific book collections of Roman date in the first comprehensive attempt to answer these questions. Through a careful analysis of the contents of the collections, Houston reveals the personalities and interests of their owners, shows how manuscripts were acquired, organized, and managed, and identifies the various purposes that libraries served. He considers the life expectancy of manuscripts, the sizes of libraries, and dangers to books, as well as the physical objects within libraries from scribal equipment to works of art. The result is a clearer, more specif
DOWNLOAD BOOK


Sponsored High Speed Downloads
8886 dl's @ 3028 KB/s
Download Now [Full Version]
6278 dl's @ 3476 KB/s
Download Link 1 - Fast Download
8640 dl's @ 3859 KB/s
Download Mirror - Direct Download



Search More...
Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)

Search free ebooks in ebookee.com!


Links
Download this book

Download links for "Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)":

External Download Link1:


Related Books

  1. Ebooks list page : 43992
  2. 2017-11-06[PDF] Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  3. 2011-10-24Book Collections of Clerics in Norway, 16501750 (Studies in the History of Christian Thought)
  4. 2017-12-13[PDF] Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  5. 2017-12-04[PDF] The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  6. 2017-11-28[PDF] Roman Imperial Policy from Julian to Theodosius (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  7. 2010-08-08Roman Imperial Policy from Julian to Theodosius (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  8. 2018-01-19[PDF] Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  9. 2017-10-11[PDF] Rome at War: Farms, Families and Death in the Middle Republic (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  10. 2009-03-23Rome at War: Farms, Families, and Death in the Middle Republic (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  11. 2009-03-23Rome at War: Farms, Families, and Death in the Middle Republic (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)
  12. 2009-02-06The Recovery of Roman Britain 1586-1906: A Colony So Fertile (Oxford Studies in the History of Archaeology)
  13. 2020-05-06Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought: A journey inside the Russian synthesis, 1890–1920 (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics)
  14. 2019-12-26Religions and Education in Antiquity (Numen Book Series Studies in the History of Religions)
  15. 2019-12-07Magic Squares: Their History and Construction from Ancient Times to AD 1600 (Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences)
  16. 2019-12-03National Subcommissions of ICMI and their Role in the Reform of Mathematics Education (International Studies in the History of Mathematics and its Teaching)
  17. 2018-01-24[PDF] Decision Taking, Confidence and Risk Management in Banks from Early Modernity to the 20th Century (Palgrave Studies in the History of Finance) - Removed
  18. 2017-12-23[PDF] Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought: A journey inside the Russian synthesis, 1890-1920 (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) [Russian]
  19. 2017-12-17[PDF] Pappus of Alexandria: Book 4 of the Collection: Edited With Translation and Commentary by Heike Sefrin-Weis (Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences) - Removed
  20. 2017-11-17[PDF] The Modern Cultural Myth of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media) - Removed

Comments

No comments for "Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome)".


    Add Your Comments
    1. Download links and password may be in the description section, read description carefully!
    2. Do a search to find mirrors if no download links or dead links.
    Back to Top