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Old age in the Roman world : a cultural and social history / Tim G. Parkin.

  • Parkin, Tim G.
Date
2003
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Physical description

xiii, 495 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-482) and index.

Contents

Roman definitions and statements of age -- The demography of old age -- Old age and the Romans : images and attitudes -- Rules of age in the Roman Empire -- Rules of age in Roman Egypt -- The realities of rules of age : proofs of age -- Old age, marriage, and sexuality -- Aging and the Roman family -- The marginality of old age.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    UYS.341.AA1
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ISBN

  • 080187128X