Infant Health and Death in Roman Italy and Beyond [Hardback]

Maureen Carroll (Editor); Emma-Jayne Graham (Editor)

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ISBN: 9780991373000 | Published by: Journal of Roman Archaeology | Volume: 96 | Year of Publication: 2014 | Language: English 181p, b/w illus




Infant Health and Death in Roman Italy and Beyond

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These papers pursue a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the relationship between adults and infants in the Roman world, using archaeological, epigraphic, historical and skeletal material to examine issues pertaining to the health and death of the youngest members of society from a number of different perspectives. Topics include infant votives; infanticide and infant burial; infant feeding practices; disability; epigraphic evidence for infants; wet-nursing; and funerary commemoration.

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