Roman Honor: The Fire in the Bones
This book is an attempt to coax Roman history closer to the bone, to the breath and matter of the living being. Drawing from a remarkable array of ancient and modern sources, Carlin Barton offers the most complex understanding to date of the emotional and spiritual life of the ancient Romans. Her provocative and original inquiry focuses on the sentiments of honor that shap...more
Hardcover, 339 pages
Published June 15th 2001 by University of California Press
(first published June 4th 2001)
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