Lionel Casson


Born
in New York City, New York, The United States
July 20, 1914

Died
July 18, 2009


Lionel Casson was a classicist, professor emeritus at New York University, and a specialist in maritime history.

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Libraries in the Ancient World

3.78 avg rating — 638 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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Life in Ancient Rome

3.88 avg rating — 266 ratings3 editions
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Travel in the Ancient World

4.16 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1974 — 2 editions
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Life in Ancient Egypt

3.72 avg rating — 128 ratings2 editions
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The Ancient Mariners: Seafa...

3.91 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 1959 — 7 editions
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Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

3.83 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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Ancient Egypt

3.78 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1965 — 12 editions
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Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

3.62 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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Ships and Seamanship in the...

4.37 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1971 — 7 editions
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Ships and Seafaring in Anci...

4.05 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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“country’s wealth; religion, the role of the afterlife, which”
Lionel Casson, Life in Ancient Egypt

“peace and good cheer on festive days. It was voted further that any member who moves from one place to another [at a banquet] so as to cause a disturbance shall be fined 4 sesterces. Any member, moreover, who speaks abusively of another or causes an uproar shall be fined 12 sesterces. Any member who uses abusive or insolent language to a president at a banquet shall be fined 20 sesterces. . . . From the excavations at Ostia we get a good idea of what the headquarters of a rich society”
Lionel Casson, Life in Ancient Rome

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