Families in the Greco-Roman World
|Series title:||The Family in Antiquity Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic & Professional|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $39.95|
| Book Description: |
The family has been recognised in the ancient world as the key social institution on which both society and the state are based. However, in the pre-Classical and Classical world the family was constructed in dissimilar ways and provides the means to explaining why the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean, although sharing many cultural features, in fact differed greatly. This volume draws on the most recent work of leading scholars in the field with the aim of establishing a...