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The Roman Family in Italy: Status, Sentiment, Space
     

The Roman Family in Italy: Status, Sentiment, Space

by Beryl Rawson (Editor), Paul Weaver (Editor)
 

The family continues to be seen as a central institution in Roman as well as modern, Western society. This volume draws on a wide range of disciplines to develop the intertwined themes of status, sentiment, and space. The book makes use of many types of evidence—from the legal and literary to the iconographical and archaeological, and draws on visual and

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The family continues to be seen as a central institution in Roman as well as modern, Western society. This volume draws on a wide range of disciplines to develop the intertwined themes of status, sentiment, and space. The book makes use of many types of evidence—from the legal and literary to the iconographical and archaeological, and draws on visual and material evidence in reconstructing real lives in considerable color and variety.

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"The series is now required reading for anyone interested in Roman social history, and many of these essays will be useful in advanced undergraduate courses in Roman civilization."—Classical World

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198152835
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/30/1999
Series:
OUP/Humanities Research Centre of the Australian National University Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Australian National University

University of Tasmania (Emeritus)

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