The Roman Household: A Sourcebook

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Jane F. Gardner
Routledge, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 210 pages
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With the help of a wide variety of source material, particularly legal documents and inscriptions, some of it made available for the first time in English, this book illustrates the activities associated with the household, demonstrating the different and frequently conflicting roles and moral values expected from its various members: male and female, old and young, freedman and slave.

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About the author (1991)

Jane studied under former poet laureate Bill Manhire.

Wiedemann is Professor of Latin at the University of Nottingham.

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