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Single Life In The Roman And Later Roman World

Single Life In The Roman And Later Roman World - Huebner, Sabine R. (EDT)/ Laes, Christian (EDT) - ISBN: 9781108470179
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Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Oudheid (tot 500)
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Explores single men and women in the Roman world, their ways of life and their reasons for remaining unmarried.


Titel: Single Life In The Roman And Later Roman World
auteur: Huebner, Sabine R. (EDT)/ Laes, Christian (EDT)
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 434
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Oudheid (tot 500)
Afmetingen: 162 x 236 x 24
Gewicht: 834 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781108470179
Intern nummer: 42752877


Introduction; 1. What's in a single? Roman Antiquity and a comparative world approach Christian Laes; Part I. Demographic, Archaeological, and Socio-Economic Approaches: 2. Single men and women in pagan society – the case of Roman Egypt Sabine Huebner; 3. Looking for singles in the archaeological record of Roman Egypt Anna Boozer; 4. Between coercion and compulsion? The impact of occupations and economic interests on the relational status of slaves and freedmen Wim Broekaert; Part II. Being Single in the Roman World: 5. Singles, sex, and status in the Augustan marriage legislation Judith Evans Grubbs; 6. 'Singleness' in Cicero and Catullus Harri Kiiskinen; 7. Tracing Roman ideas on female singleness – Virgil's Aeneid Elina Pyy; 8. Single as a Lena. The depiction of procuresses in Roman Augustan literature Mina Petrova; Part III. Singles in Judaism: 9. (Why) was Jesus single? John W. Martens; 10. Contesting the Jerusalem Temple – James, Nazirite vows and celibacy Kevin Funderburk; Part IV. Late Antique Christianity – The Rise of the Ideal of Being Single: 11. Singles and singleness in the Christian epigraphic evidence from Rome (c. 300–500 CE) Thomas Goessens; 12. Different ways of life: being single in the fourth century CE Raffaela Cribiore; 13. Single life in Late Antiquity? Virgins between the earthly and the heavenly family Ville Vuolanto; 14. Being a bachelor in Late Antiquity – desire and social norms in the experience of Augustine Geoffrey Nathan; 15. Single people in early Byzantine literature Stephanos Efthymiadis; 16. 'Listen to my mistreatment' – support networks for widows and divorcées in the Coptic record Jennifer Cromwell; Part V. Comparative Voices: 17. Celibacy and sexual abstinence in early Islam Mohammed Hocine Benkheira; 18. To marry or not to marry in fifteenth and sixteenth-century cities, cases Antwerp and Bruges Julie De Groot; 19. Singleness in nineteenth-century Italy – permanent celibacy and solitariness between coercion and free choice Matteo Manfredini.


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