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Children in antiquity : perspectives and experiences of childhood in the ancient Mediterranean

Author: Lesley A Beaumont; Matthew Dillon; Nicola Harrington
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021. ©2021
Series: Rewriting antiquity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection employs a multi-disciplinary approach treating ancient childhood in a holistic manner according to diachronic, regional and thematic perspectives. This multi-disciplinary approach encompasses Classical Studies, Egyptology, ancient history and the broad spectrum of archaeology, including iconography and forensic science. With a chronological range of the Bronze Age to Byzantium and regional coverage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Children in antiquity
London ; New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2021
(DLC) 2020026745
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley A Beaumont; Matthew Dillon; Nicola Harrington
ISBN: 9781138780866 1138780863
OCLC Number: 1176316685
Description: xxxv, 619 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Investigating the ancient Mediterranean 'childscape' / Lesley A. Beaumont, Matthew Dillon and Nicola Harrington --
The ancient Egyptian conception of children and childhood / Nicola Harrington --
What is a child in Aegean prehistory? / Anne P. Chapin --
Ideological constructions of childhood in Bronze and Early Iron Age Italy : personhood between marginality and social inclusion / Elisa Perego --
Defining childhood and youth. A regional approach to Archaic and Classical Greece : the case of Athens and Sparta / Lesley A. Beaumont --
The child in Etruscan Italy / Marjatta Nielsen --
Children and the Hellenistic period / Mark Golden --
Roman childhood revisited / Véronique Dasen --
From birth to rebirth : perceptions of childhood in Greco-Roman Egypt / Lissette M. Jiménez --
Looking for children in Late Antiquity / Geoffrey Nathan --
From village to monastery : finding children in the Coptic record from Egypt / Jennifer Cromwell --
The child's experience of daily life in ancient Egypt / Amandine Marshall --
Changing states : daily life of children in Mycenaean and Early Iron Age Greece / Susan Langdon --
Children in early Rome and Latium / Sanna Lipkin and Eero Jarva --
Being a child in Archaic and Classical Greece / Robert S.J. Garland --
The daily life of Etruscan babies and children / Larissa Bonfante --
Being a child in the Hellenistic world. A subject out of proportion? / Christian Laes --
Different lives : children's daily experiences in the Roman world / Fanny Dolansky --
Children as instruments of policy in Hadrian's Egypt / Myrto Malouta --
Daily life of children in Late Antiquity --
play, work and vulnerability / Ville Vuolanto --
"Child in the nest" : children in Pharaonic Egyptian religion and rituals / Kasia Szpakowska --
Children and Aegean Bronze Age religion / Ute Günkel-Maschek --
Initiating children into Italian Bronze and Early Iron Age ritual, religion and cosmology / Erik van Rossenberg --
Children in Archaic and Classical Greek religion : Active and passive ritual agency / Matthew Dillon --
Children in Etruscan religion and ritual / Jean MacIntosh Turfa --
Children's roles in Hellenistic religion / Olympia Bobou --
Children in Roman religion and ritual / Janette McWilliam --
Children, religion and ritual in Greco-Roman Egypt / Ada Nifosi --
The child in Late Antique religion and ritual / Beatrice Caseau --
Child, infant and foetal burials in the Egyptian archaeological record : exploring cultural capacities from the Predynastic to Middle Kingdom Periods (ca.4400-1650 BC) / Ronika K. Power --
"Do not say 'I am young to be taken'" : children and death in ancient Egypt --
Second Intermediate Period to the Late Period / Jessica Kaiser --
Children and death in Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Greece / Chrysanthi Gallou --
Children, death and society in Late Bronze Age and Iron Age Sicily / Gillian Shepherd --
Children and death in Archaic and Classical Greece / Vicky Vlachou --
Infancy and childhood in funerary contexts of Early Iron Age Middle Tyrrhenian Italy : a comparative approach / Francesca Fulminante and Simon Stoddart --
Child death in the Hellenistic world / Nikolas Dimakis --
Death of a Roman child / Hugh Lindsay --
Death of a child : demographic and preparation trends of juvenile burials in the Graeco-Roman Fayoum / Kerry Muhlestein and R. Paul Evans --
Infant mortality, Michael Psellos, and the Byzantine demon Gillo / Lynda Garland --
The bioarchaeology of children in Greco-Roman antiquity / Kathryn E. Marklein and Sherry C. Fox --
Infancy and childhood in Roman Egypt : bioarchaeological perspectives / Sandra M. Wheeler, Lana Williams and Tosha L. Dupras --
"The greatest of treasures" : advances in the bioarchaeology of Byzantine children / Chryssi Bourbou.
Series Title: Rewriting antiquity.
Responsibility: edited by Lesley A. Beaumont, Matthew Dillon and Nicola Harrington.

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This collection employs a multi-disciplinary approach treating ancient childhood in a holistic manner according to diachronic, regional and thematic perspectives. This multi-disciplinary approach  Read more...

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