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Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Véronique Dasen and Thomas Späth (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book discusses the transmission of social memory and social identities in elite and non-elite families. It provides definitions of the notion of individual and collective memory, and examines ... More


Delicia-Children Revisited: The Evidence of Statius' Silvae

Christian Laes

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter is a socio-cultural study on Roman pet children, based on a minute analysis of Statius' poetry. It shows how Roman owners of delicia coped with the low social status of these pet ... More


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