Real Dogs Under Rome

Dogs’ bodies and dogs’ lives were dramatically transformed after the Roman conquest, and this, in turn, altered the lives of humans. New-style tiny dogs and monstrous brutes provided people in Britain with novel opportunities to reconceptualize canines and their duties and to use them to make statements about themselves. At the same time, large populations of uncontrolled, self-feeding dogs were established, and their presence changed the texture and feel of daily life in Britain.

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