Adults and Children in the Roman Empire (Routledge Revivals) by Thomas Wiedemann PDF

By Thomas Wiedemann

ISBN-10: 0415749662

ISBN-13: 9780415749664

ISBN-10: 0415749670

ISBN-13: 9780415749671

There is little facts to let us to reconstruct what it felt prefer to be a toddler within the Roman international. We do, although, have plentiful facts concerning the emotions and expectancies that adults had for kids over the centuries among the tip of the Roman republic and overdue antiquity.

Thomas Wiedemann attracts in this proof to explain a variety of attitudes in the direction of teenagers within the classical interval, selecting 3 parts the place better individuality used to be assigned to childrens: via political office-holding; via schooling; and, for Christians, via club of the Church in baptism. those advancements in either pagan and Christian practices replicate wider social alterations within the Roman international through the first 4 centuries of the Christian period.

Of visible worth to classicists, Adults and youngsters within the Roman Empire, first released in 1989, can also be crucial for anthropologists, and good as these attracted to ecclesiastical and social history.

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