By Mary Harlow,Lena Larsson Loven

This quantity seeks to give an explanation for advancements in the constitution of the relatives in antiquity, particularly within the later Roman Empire and past due antiquity. Contributions expand the normal chronological specialise in the Roman kinfolk to incorporate the transformation of familial buildings within the newly shaped kingdoms of past due antiquity in Europe, hence permitting a better old viewpoint and developing a brand new paradigm for the research of the Roman family members. Drawing at the most modern learn through major students within the box the booklet comprises new techniques to the lifestyles direction and the kin within the Byzantine empire, kinfolk relationships within the dynasty of Constantine the nice, demise, burial and commemoration of baby young ones in Roman Italy, and widows and familial networks in Roman Egypt. briefly, this quantity seeks to set up a brand new schedule for the knowledge of the Roman kin and its transformation in overdue antiquity.

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