Living in Imperial Rome by Eilis Dillon
  

Synopsis

Living in Imperial Rome by Eilis Dillon

A vivid reconstruction, in words and pictures, of life under Trajan the Emperor, nearly 2000 years ago. Four different families brought to life, set with historical accuracy in the drama of imperial Rome. Tourists can still visit these historic streets and buildings. For young or old, student or tourist. Living history by an international writer, who lived in Rome for six years.

Reviews

'Just the book to have about on that Roman holiday'

'The author must be congratulated on the wealth of physical detail she has accumulated about imperial Rome'

'Lively, all-round account of a complete society'

's Books of the Year'

About the Author

Eilis Dillon was born in Galway in 1920. Abandoning a career as a professional cellist, she turned to writing for adults and children, quickly earning an international reputation for both. Eilis lived in Italy for six years in the 1960s, then divided her time between Ireland and California, until her final years which were spent in Ireland. She died in Dublin in 1994.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Eilis Dillon
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Publisher

Publication date

31st December 1991

ISBN

9780862782641

Publisher Profile

O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien

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The O'Brien Press is Ireland's leading general publisher of both adult and children's books. Our list covers a huge range, including biography, humour, photography, history, art, fiction, politics, cookery, sport, music, memoir, true crime and travel and we are constantly expanding into new and exciting areas.

Publisher's Website

www.obrien.ie


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