Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

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JHU Press, 1993 - History - 268 pages
What was it like to be a child in ancient Athens? Mark Golden draws on a variety of sources to present a vivid portrait of the private and public lives of children from about 500 to 300 BC. He offers a substantive and methodological contribution to the social history of ancient Athens.
 

Contents

The Child in the Household and the Community
23
The Child and His or Her Peers
51
Parents and Children
80
Five
94
Brothers Sisters and Grandparents
115
A Postscript on the Dowries of New Comedy
169
List of Abbreviations
181
Bibliography
233
Index
257
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