Women and the Law in the Roman Empire: A Sourcebook on Marriage, Divorce and Widowhood / Edition 1

Women and the Law in the Roman Empire: A Sourcebook on Marriage, Divorce and Widowhood / Edition 1

by Judith Evans Grubbs, Judith Grubbs, Terry Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415152410

ISBN-13: 9780415152419

Pub. Date: 08/02/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

It is widely recognized that Roman law is an important source of information about women in the Roman world, and can present a more rounded and accurate picture than literary sources. This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 BCE - 14 CE) to the end of the western Roman Empire (476 CE), incorporating both

Overview

It is widely recognized that Roman law is an important source of information about women in the Roman world, and can present a more rounded and accurate picture than literary sources. This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 BCE - 14 CE) to the end of the western Roman Empire (476 CE), incorporating both pagan and Christian eras, and explaining the rights women held under Roman law, the restrictions to which they were subject, and legal regulations on marriage, divorce and widowhood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415152419
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2002
Series:
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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