Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy

Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy

Language: English

Pages: 344

ISBN: 0876615418

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


These 20 papers explore ancient notions and experiences of childhood around the Mediterranean, from prehistory to late antiquity. They are grouped into sections on Families; Socialization and Enculturation; Rituals and Life Transitions; Gender and Representation; Burial; Commemoration; and Childhood and the Classical Tradition. The contributors come from a range of different disciplines, including art history, archaeology, classical philology, and physical anthropology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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