Bibliography: Archaeology of Daily Life and Daily Life in Classical Antiquity

The following have been added to the Zotero Group for Ancient World Open Bibliographies and the Ancient World Open Bibliographies Wiki.

Classical Archaeology

Archaeology of Daily Life: Bibliography
Johns Hopkins University Archaeological Museum
Developed spring 2011.
This bibliography is presented in conjunction with an online exhibit, done in part by an undergraduate research class, titled Archaeology of Daily Life.  Topics of the exhibit include Childhood; Private Pleasures; Female Beauty; Jewelry; and “Tanagras.” The bibliography includes works on all these topics, presented together; it includes articles, monographs, and museum catalogs, all in English.

Classical Studies (General)

Daily Life in Classical Antiquity
John R. Porter, History, University of Saskatchewan
Last updated November 3, 2009.
This select bibliography, aimed at undergraduates, lists books and a few web sites, mostly in English.  There are general works, and sections on Greece and Rome.  Topics covered include time, economics, society, family and religion.

I’m currently looking for additional bibliographies to recommend to an undergraduate/graduate class on ancient (Greek and especially Roman) daily life, including economic issues; if you know of any, please let me know!

About classicslibrarian

Former PhD student in classical archaeology, now a librarian. Seeing Classics in a different way!
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