Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman World (Paperback)Suzanne Dixon (editor)
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It can be difficult to hear the voices of Roman children, women and slaves, given that most surviving texts of the period are by elite adult men. This volume redresses the balance.
An international collection of expert contributors go beyond the usual canon of literary texts, and assess a vast range of evidence - inscriptions, burial data, domestic architecture, sculpture and the law, as well as Christian and dream-interpretation literature. Topics covered include:
The result is an up-to-date survey of some of the most exciting avenues currently being explored in Roman social history.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
'All the writers have successfuly addressed at least one section of the intended large audience ... all [articles] are highly readable.' - Arctos
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