Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

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JHU Press, Feb 1, 1993 - History - 268 pages
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What was it like to be a child in ancient Athens? Mark Golden draws on a variety of sources to present a vivid portrait of the private and public lives of children from about 500 to 300 BC. He offers a substantive and methodological contribution to the social history of ancient Athens.
 

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Contents

The Child in the Household and the Community
23
Three
51
Four
80
Five
115
Seven
169
List of Abbreviations
181
Bibliography
233
Index
257
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Mark Golden is Professor of Classics at the University of Winnipeg. He is the author or editor of six books, including Sport and Society in Ancient Greece and Sport in the Ancient World from A to Z.

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