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The Corn Supply of Ancient Rome Geoffrey Rickman

The Corn Supply of Ancient Rome

Geoffrey Rickman

Published August 14th 1980
ISBN : 9780198148388
Hardcover
304 pages
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Feeding a large population is not a modern problem. .There were great practical difficulties in growing, shipping, storing, and marketing sufficient corn for Rome, the most populous city in the ancient world. This intriguing book provides the firstMoreFeeding a large population is not a modern problem. .There were great practical difficulties in growing, shipping, storing, and marketing sufficient corn for Rome, the most populous city in the ancient world. This intriguing book provides the first overall study of this important aspect of the overall history of Rome.