The Mask of the Parasite : a Pathology of Roman Patronage

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. vii, 307 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, general index, and index of works and passages cited. A study of the Roman patronage system, focusing on the figure referred to as the parasite, the negative reflection of the cliens, which could be entrepreneurs, tax farmers, lawyers, philosophers, poets, or female companions. Very good / very good. Item #18034

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