The Age of Marriage in Ancient Rome (Studies in Classics S. 26)

The Age of Marriage in Ancient Rome (Studies in Classics S. 26)

By: Arnold Lelis (author), et al (author)Hardback

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This work provides a review of the research done and various views held since the late-19th century on the age of marriage in ancient Roman society. It offers an hypothesis that explains the apparent discrepancy between the literary and epigraphic evidence.


The evidence and other preliminary considerations; early Rome up to the end of the 2nd century BC; the period of the late republic and the empire; a reconsideration of the epigraphic evidence; conclusion - some observations on the late empire and Christian influence; appendix 1 - first marriages of Roman men; appendix 2 - first marriages of Roman women.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773466654
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780773466654
  • ISBN10: 0773466657

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