About this book
Offers surprising insights into the workings of a Roman town, from hygiene to erotica. Sold over 15,000 copies in hardback, with the paperback published in the summer - with Pompeii being a popular holiday destination. 'A learned and fascinating book' "Guardian"
Contains chapters that include Street Life, Earning a Living: Baker, Banker and Garum Maker (who ran the city), and The Pleasure of the Body: Food, Wine, Sex and Baths. This book offers an insight into the workings of a Roman town.