Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy
Ada Cohen, Jeremy B. Rutter
ASCSA, 2007 - Architecture - 429 pages
These 20 papers explore ancient notions and experiences of childhood around the Mediterranean, from prehistory to late antiquity. They are grouped into sections on Families; Socialization and Enculturation; Rituals and Life Transitions; Gender and Representation; Burial; Commemoration; and Childhood and the Classical Tradition. The contributors come from a range of different disciplines, including art history, archaeology, classical philology, and physical anthropology.
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Willoughby de Broke and His Family in the Breakfast Room
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Constructing Childhood on Roman Funerary
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