9780415248747

Childhood in Ancient Athens: Iconography and Social History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415248747

  • ISBN10:

    0415248744

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/19/2012
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Lesley Beaumont offers an in-depth study of children and childhood in ancient Athens. It concentrates not only on a child's experience of childhood, but also examines the perceptions of children and childhood by Athenian society. Iconographical study is placed in a socio-historical context and topics covered include mythological and mortal children and childhood, birth, play, and ritual.

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