Roman libraries began being built in the 1st century BCE and held a variety of Latin and Greek texts. Classicist and co-chair of Ancient and Medieval Studies, Stephanie Frampton spoke to host Andrew Schiestel for the Ithaca Bound podcast, to share what’s known about early libraries in the City of Rome.
The Ithaca Bound podcast is a daily podcast that explores history and mythology in the Mediterranean Basin. It’s hosted by Andrew Schiestel. (Image Credit: (Public Domain) Façade of the Celsus Library, in Ephesus)