Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture (inbunden)
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Spth, Thomas
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Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture (inbunden)

Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

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A collection of essays which draws together the perspectives of various disciplines to provide a multifaceted picture of the Roman family, and of the role of children as transmitters of familial memory, from the 1st century BCE to Late Antiquity and the Christian period.
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Christina A. Clark, Journal of Roman Studies This is an interesting, generally well-edited book that extends our knowledge of the Roman family and children's roles within it. The essays explore the ways in which actual practice could differ from the normative familial model. ... Those interested in ancient family life will profit from reading them.

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Veronique Dasen is Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Fribourg Thomas Spath is Professor of Ancient Cultures and Constructions of Antiquity, University of Bern


Introduction; I. FAMILY IDENTITIES AND TRADITIONS; 1. Ancestors as Models: Memory and the Construction of Gentilician Identity; 2. Roman Patchwork Families: Surrogate Parenting, Socialization and the Shaping of Tradition; 3. Children and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge; 4. Women and Children in Ancient Landscape; 5. Wax and Plaster Memories: Children in Elite and Non-Elite Strategies; 6. Cicero, Tullia, and Marcus: Gender-Specific Concerns for Family Tradition?; 7. Children and the Memory of Parents in the Late Roman World; II. CHILDREN ON THE MARGINS?; 8. Degrees of Freedom, Vernae and Junian Latins in the Roman Familia; 9. Modestia vs licentia: Seneca on Childhood and Status in the Roman Family; 10. Delicia-Children Revisited: The Evidence of Statius' Silvae; 11. The Sick Child in his Family: A Risk for the Family Tradition; 12. Hidden in Plain Sight: Expositi in the Community; 13. Rome: The Invisible Children of Incest