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Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome

Author: Beryl Rawson
Publisher: Canberra : Humanities Research Centre ; Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
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Recent studies of ancient Rome have shown that the sentimental ideal of a nuclear family was strong throughout the period, but that the reality was often different. This work looks at aspects of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome.
Canberra : Humanities Research Centre ; Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)654160667
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl Rawson
ISBN: 0198149182 9780198149187 0198150458 9780198150459
OCLC Number: 22450649
Description: xii, 252 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Adult-child relationships in Roman society / Beryl Rawson --
Divorce Roman style: how easy and how frequent was it? / Susan Treggiari --
Divorce and adoption as Roman familial strategies (Le divorce et ládoption "en plus") / Mireille Corbier --
Remarriage and the structure of the upper-class Roman family / K.R. Bradley --
The sentimental ideal of the Roman family / Suzanne Dixon --
Fathers and sons / Emiel Eyben --
Corporal punishment, authority, and obedience in the Roman household / Richard Saller --
Children of freedmen (and freedwomen) / P.R.C. Weaver --
Houses and households: sampling Pompeii and Herculaneum / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
Responsibility: edited by Beryl Rawson.
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