House and Society in the Ancient Greek World...

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Author  Professor Lisa C. Nevett
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   May 28, 2001
ISBN  0521000254
Pages  236

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This book considers traditional assumptions about the nature of social relationships in Greek households during the Classical and Hellenistic periods, which draws on archaeological evidence from individual houses rather than textual sources. The focus of the study is the domestic organization of households, particularly the relationships between men and women within the households, between household members and outsiders, and with the wider social structures of the polis or city state, and how these changed with time.

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