TITLE

LIBRARY CULTURE IN ANCIENT ROME, 100 B.C. -- A.D. 400

AUTHOR(S)
Ewald, Laura
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Kentucky Libraries;Winter2004, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides a historical background on the library culture in Ancient Rome. Discussion on how Rome was introduced to the concept of libraries and books; Information on the first public library founded by politician C. Asinius Pollio; Manner of book trading in Ancient Rome before the establishment of public libraries.
ACCESSION #
13013475

 

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