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Climbing the Greasy Pole in Ancient Rome

Learn about the secrets of Ancient Roman social mobility from Dr Jerry Toner
When Oct 22, 2016
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Faculty of Classics, Room G.19
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Contact Phone +44 (0)1223 330402
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How did you move up the social ladder in Rome or get rich quick? How did you display your wealth in a fitting manner? What social traps awaited the nouveaux riches? Jerry Toner lets you into the secrets of social mobility in ancient Rome.

Free. For adults.

Pre-book: https://greasypole.eventbrite.co.uk

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This event is part of the University of Cambridge's Festival of Ideas. For more events across the city, check out: http://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk.

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