An excellent look at the organization of Roman life and society at the zenith of Roman power. Illustrated throughout to enhance the reading experience.
Foundation of Rome and Division of its Inhabitants.
Other Divisions of the Roman People.
Gentes and Familiæ; Names of the Romans, &c.
Private Rights of Roman Citizens.
Public Rights of Roman Citizens.
Places of Worship.
Of other public Buildings.
Porticos, Arches, Columns and Trophies.
Bagnios, Aqueducts, Sewers and public Ways.
Of Augurs and Auguries.
Of the Aruspices, Pontifices, Quindecemviri, Vestals, &c.
Religious Ceremonies of the Romans.
The Roman Year.
Of Military Affairs.
Assemblies, Judicial Proceedings, and Punishments of the Romans.
The Roman Dress.
Of the Fine Arts and Literature.
Marriages and Funerals.
Customs at Meals.
Weights, Measures and Coins.
Gods of the Woods.
Goddesses of the Woods.
Gods of the Sea.
Tartarus and its Deities.
The condemned in Hell.
Monsters of Hell.
Dii indigĕtes, or Heroes who received divine Honors after Death.
Other fabulous personages.