Constructing Identity

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Author  Valerie M. Hope
Publisher  British Archaeological Reports
Publication Date   December 31, 2001
ISBN  1841711802
Pages  231

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A catalogue and discussion of the social meaning and family relationships behind the funerary monuments of Roman France. Hope aims to reconstruct the stories associated with monuments from their inscriptions, artworks, dimensions, type and location. The catalogue entries, which include descriptions and inscriptions, are presceded by a discussion of the gender, age, social status and title of the dead, funerary monuments of soldiers and people of other occupations, such as gladiators, freedmen, family tombs and the Roman way of mourning and commemorating the dead.

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