Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece...

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Publisher  American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication Date   December 1, 2007
ISBN  0876615418
Pages  344

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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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