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By Christian Laes,Ville Vuolanto

Children and way of life within the Roman and past due old World explores what it intended to be a baby within the Roman global - what have been children’s matters, pursuits and ideology - and no matter if we will be able to locate strains of children’s personal cultures. via combining assorted theoretical ways and resource fabrics, the members discover the environments within which little ones lived, their adventure of lifestyle, and what the boundaries have been for his or her company. the quantity brings jointly students of archaeology and fabric tradition, classicists, old historians, theologians, and students of early Christianity and Judaism, all of whom have lengthy been serious about the research of the social and cultural heritage of youngsters.

The themes mentioned comprise kid's residing environments; garments; youth care; social family members; relaxation and play; overall healthiness and incapacity; upbringing and education; and kid's reports of demise. whereas the main target of the quantity is on overdue Antiquity its assurance starts with the early Roman Empire, and extends to the early 9th century CE. the result's the 1st book-length scrutiny of the organization and event of pre-modern children.

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