The Resource Children and childhood in Roman Italy, Beryl Rawson

Children and childhood in Roman Italy, Beryl Rawson

Label
Children and childhood in Roman Italy
Title
Children and childhood in Roman Italy
Statement of responsibility
Beryl Rawson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Images of children in Roman society abound: an infant's first bath, learning to walk, playing with pets and toys, going to school, and - all too often - dying prematurely. The child was prominent in private houses and public space in the teeming, cosmopolitan city of ancient Rome and other towns of Italy. Such a vivid picture does not recur until the twentieth century. This study builds on the dynamic work on the Roman family that has been developing in recent decades. Its focus on the period between the first century BCE and the early third century CE provides a context for new work being done on early Christian societies, especially in Rome. Concepts of childhood and the treatment of children are often used as a barometer of society's humanity, values, and priorities. Children and Childhood in Roman Italy argues that in Roman society children were, in principle and often in practice, welcome, valued and visible
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
305.230937
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DG91
LC item number
.R39 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Children and childhood in Roman Italy, Beryl Rawson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-393) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Representations of children in Roman Italy. Representations. -- pt. II. The life course. Welcoming a new child ; Rearing ; Ages and stages ; Education ; Relationships ; Public life ; Death, burial, and commemoration. -- Chronological guide
Control code
ocn252681473
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 419 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191514234
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b36179929
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252681473
  • acaebk0191514233

Library Locations

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