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The Roman Family

The Roman Family
  • Author: Suzanne Dixon
  • Publisher: JHU Press
  • ISBN: 080184200X
  • Page: 279
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Brings together what historians, anthropologists, and philologists have learned about the family in ancient Rome. Among the topics: family relations and the law, marriage, children in the Roman family, and the family through the life cycle.

Brings together what historians, anthropologists, and philologists have learned about the family in ancient Rome. Among the topics: family relations and the law, marriage, children in the Roman family, and the family through the life cycle. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


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