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A companion to families in the Greek and Roman worlds / edited by Beryl Rawson.

Contributor(s): Rawson, Beryl | Wiley InterScience (Online service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell companions to the ancient worldLiterature and culture: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 643 pages) : illustrations, map.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444390766; 1444390767; 1282884271; 9781282884274.Subject(s): Families -- Rome -- History | Families -- Greece -- History | Dwellings -- Rome -- History | Dwellings -- Greece -- History | Rome -- Social life and customs | Greece -- Social life and customs | Dwellings | Families | Manners and customs | Greece | Rome (Empire)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to families in the Greek and Roman worlds.DDC classification: 306.850938 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Houses and households -- Family and household, ancient history and archaeology : a case-study from Roman Egypt / Lisa Nevett -- Space and social relationships in the Greek oikos of the classical and Hellenistic periods / Monika Trumper -- Space and social relations in the Roman west / Jens-Arne Dickmann -- Household composition in the ancient Mediterranean -- what do we really know? / Sabine R. Huebner -- The royal families of Argead Macedon and the Hellenistic world / Daniel Ogden -- Monogamy and polygyny / Walter Scheidel -- The Roman family as productive unit / Richard Saller -- The families of Roman slaves and freedmen / Henrik Mouritsen -- Foreign families in Roman Italy / David Noy -- Soldiers' families in the early Roman empire / Penelope Allison -- The household as a venue for religious conversion : the case of Christianity / Kate Cooper -- What we do and don't know about early Christian families / Carolyn Osie -- Kinship, marriage, parents, and children -- Consubstantiality, incest and kinship in ancient Greece / Jerome Wilgaux -- Marriage in ancient Athens / Cheryl A. Cox -- From ceremonial to sexualities : a survey of scholarship on Roman marriage / Suzanne Dixon -- Other people's children / Mark Golden -- The Roman life course and the family / Tim Parkin -- Childbirth and infancy in Greek and Roman antiquity / Veronique Dasen -- Grieving for lost children, Pagan and Christian / Christian Laes -- The legal side -- Greek law and the family / Eva Cantarella -- Adoption and heirship in Greece and Rome / Hugh Lindsay -- Roman "horror" of intestacy? / Jane F. Gardner -- Promoting pietas through Roman law / Judith Evans Grubbs -- City and country -- Greek cities and families / Sara Saba -- A walk with the dead: a funerary cityscape of ancient Rome / Christopher Johanson -- The family and the Roman countryside / Stephen L. Dyson -- Ritual, commemoration, values -- Families and religion in classical Greece / Janett E. Morgan -- Picturing Greek families / Ada Cohen -- Celebrating the saturnalia : religious ritual and Roman domestic life / Fanny Dolansky -- Ethos : the socialization of children in education and beyond / Teresa Morgan -- Picturing the Roman family / Janet Huskinson -- Devotional visuality in family funerary monuments in the Roman world / Janet H. Tulloch.
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Houses and households -- Family and household, ancient history and archaeology : a case-study from Roman Egypt / Lisa Nevett -- Space and social relationships in the Greek oikos of the classical and Hellenistic periods / Monika Trumper -- Space and social relations in the Roman west / Jens-Arne Dickmann -- Household composition in the ancient Mediterranean -- what do we really know? / Sabine R. Huebner -- The royal families of Argead Macedon and the Hellenistic world / Daniel Ogden -- Monogamy and polygyny / Walter Scheidel -- The Roman family as productive unit / Richard Saller -- The families of Roman slaves and freedmen / Henrik Mouritsen -- Foreign families in Roman Italy / David Noy -- Soldiers' families in the early Roman empire / Penelope Allison -- The household as a venue for religious conversion : the case of Christianity / Kate Cooper -- What we do and don't know about early Christian families / Carolyn Osie -- Kinship, marriage, parents, and children -- Consubstantiality, incest and kinship in ancient Greece / Jerome Wilgaux -- Marriage in ancient Athens / Cheryl A. Cox -- From ceremonial to sexualities : a survey of scholarship on Roman marriage / Suzanne Dixon -- Other people's children / Mark Golden -- The Roman life course and the family / Tim Parkin -- Childbirth and infancy in Greek and Roman antiquity / Veronique Dasen -- Grieving for lost children, Pagan and Christian / Christian Laes -- The legal side -- Greek law and the family / Eva Cantarella -- Adoption and heirship in Greece and Rome / Hugh Lindsay -- Roman "horror" of intestacy? / Jane F. Gardner -- Promoting pietas through Roman law / Judith Evans Grubbs -- City and country -- Greek cities and families / Sara Saba -- A walk with the dead: a funerary cityscape of ancient Rome / Christopher Johanson -- The family and the Roman countryside / Stephen L. Dyson -- Ritual, commemoration, values -- Families and religion in classical Greece / Janett E. Morgan -- Picturing Greek families / Ada Cohen -- Celebrating the saturnalia : religious ritual and Roman domestic life / Fanny Dolansky -- Ethos : the socialization of children in education and beyond / Teresa Morgan -- Picturing the Roman family / Janet Huskinson -- Devotional visuality in family funerary monuments in the Roman world / Janet H. Tulloch.

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