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by Beryl Rawson

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ISBN:
0801418739
Author:
Beryl Rawson
Category:
Ancient Civilizations
Language:
English
Publisher:
Cornell University Press; First Edition edition (September 5, 2000)
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288 pages
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The family has played a central role in most societies, and the complexity and variety of that role demonstrates there is no single definition or pattern of "the family" in any society.

Marriage, Divorce, and Children in Ancient Rome. The family has played a central role in most societies, and the complexity and variety of that role demonstrates there is no single definition or pattern of "the family" in any society. Recent studies of ancient Rome have shown that the sentimental ideal of a core nuclear family was strong throughout the period, but that reality often diverged from the ideal. This study examines many aspects of the composition and inner workings of the Roman family, and provides an illuminating case study of the sentimental ideal versus everyday reality.

The Family in Ancient Ro. .has been added to your Cart. The most interesting and useful contributions are those concerned with legal status within the Roman family and particularly with the rights of women. ―Times Literary Supplement

The Family in Ancient Ro. ―Times Literary Supplement. This book is a major contribution to both the field of women's studies and the social history of the ancient world.

The Ancient Roman family was a complex social structure based mainly on the nuclear family, but could also include various combinations of other members, such as extended family members, household slaves, and freed slaves. Ancient Romans had different names to describe their concept of family, including "familia" to describe the nuclear family and "domus" which would have included all the inhabitants of the household.

Some, like the Roosevelts, have shown remarkable staying power. Others are all but forgotten, such as the Washburns, a family in which four sons of a bankrupt shopkeeper were elected to Congress from four different states

Some, like the Roosevelts, have shown remarkable staying power. Others are all but forgotten, such as the Washburns, a family in which four sons of a bankrupt shopkeeper were elected to Congress from four different states.

Beryl Rawson," Classical Philology 83, no. 3 (Ju. 1988): 263-269. Carthage and Rome: Introduction.

Women in Roman Law and Society. The Family in Ancient Rome: New Perspectives. Beryl Rawson," Classical Philology 83, no. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The Pupula Duplex and Other Tokens of an "Evil Eye" in the Light of Ophthalmology. Hercules, Mummius, and the Roman Triumph in Aeneid 8. Loar.

Start by marking The Family in Ancient Rome: New Perspectives as Want to Read . In addition to a survey of the literature on all aspects of the Roman family, the book begins with a general picture of the main features of the family.

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There is fertile ground for such exploration in the Ancient Roman world which is the best documented of pre-modern times. Introduction, Beryl Rawson & Paul Weaver Roman Kinship: Structure and Sentiment, Richard Saller Legal Stumbling-Blocks for Lower-Class Families in Rome, Jane Gardner Children of Junian Latins, Paul Weaver Rome and the Outside World: Senatorial Families and the World They Lived In, Werner Eck Sons, Slaves and Christians, Peter Garnsey Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Elderly Members of the Roman Family, Tim.

The family has played a central role in most societies, and the .

The family has played a central role in most societies, and the complexity and variety of that role has engaged the minds of scholars from a wide range of disciplines. Recent studies of ancient Rome have shown that the sentimental ideal of a core nuclear family was strong throughout the period, but that the reality was often different. This book looks in detail at many aspects of the composition and inner workings of the Roman family and provides an illuminating case-study of the sentimental ideal vis-a-vis everyday reality

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Similar books and articles. Women and Roman Law Jane F. Gardner: Women in Roman Law and Society. Pp. Viii + 248; 49 Ill.

Introduction: Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds Beryl Rawson. She is currently completing a book for students and non-specialists, Early Christian Women, to be published by Atlantic Press in 2011.

Essays discuss the structure of the Roman family, women and succession, family finances, the status of children, wet-nurses, and legal rights