Lionel Casson

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

3.76 avg rating — 519 ratings — published 2001 — 11 editions
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Life in Ancient Rome

3.87 avg rating — 167 ratings2 editions
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Travel in the Ancient World

4.15 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1974 — 3 editions
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The Ancient Mariners: Seafa...

3.88 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1959 — 5 editions
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Life in Ancient Egypt

3.63 avg rating — 76 ratings2 editions
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Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

3.80 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1975 — 3 editions
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Ancient Egypt

3.77 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1965 — 8 editions
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Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

3.61 avg rating — 46 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...

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“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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