A better half to households within the Greek and Roman Worlds attracts from either validated and present scholarship to provide a vast evaluate of the sector, interact in modern debates, and pose stimulating questions about destiny improvement within the learn of households.
- Provides updated examine on kinfolk constitution from archaeology, paintings, social, cultural, and fiscal background
- Includes contributions from verified and emerging foreign students
- Features illustrations of households, teenagers, slaves, and formality lifestyles, besides maps and diagrams of websites and dwellings
- Honorable point out for 2011 unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences PROSE award granted by way of the organization of yankee Publishers
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