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Parents and Adult Children

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...When discussing the relationship between fathers and their adult sons after the son’s marriage the primary sources tend to focus on two aspects: the role of the father in guiding and aiding his son in his career, and the duty of the son...

Conclusions to Part 3

Emma Southon

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...As we noted in Part 1, the primary cultural, societal and personal motivations for having children were to continue family name and protect patrimony, to ensure care in old age for parents and for emotional fulfilment of the couple. While...

Property, Power and Bride Price

Emma Southon

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...We begin with the issue of property and betrothal. It is a truism that Roman law was concerned not with marriage, but with the ancestral, property and financial consequences of marriage.Buckland, 1963: p. 106; Crook, 1990: p. 166...

A Camel’s Pace: A Cautionary Global

Bonnie Cheng

Bonnie Cheng is an associate professor at Oberlin College, where she holds a joint appointment in the Department of Art and the Department of East Asian Studies. She received her PhD in Art History from the University of Chicago. She is a specialist in funerary art from the Han through Tang; her research explores innovative technologies, artistic appropriation and exchange, and the nature of tomb space. Her work on murals, figurines, and stone funerary furniture has appeared in Archives of Asian Art, Ars Orientalis, and the Blackwell A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture (Wiley-Blackwell). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Re-Assessing the Global turn in Medieval Art History : The Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...This essay interrogates the recent trend toward global art history and cautions against the uncritical embrace of “the global” as an analytical frame for premodern eras at the expense of historical...

Gaul

Rodrigo Laham Cohen

Rodrigo Laham Cohen is a Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and at the National University of San Martín, and a Researcher in the Argentinian National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). His PhD focused on Jewish Communities in the period of Gregory the Great. He has published widely on Christian Anti-Judaism and Jewish Anti-Christianity in Late Antiquity. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Jews in Late Antiquity

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...No more than three lamps decorated with menoroth were found in ancient Gaul, representing the entire late ancient Jewish archeological record in the region (Boddens Hosang 2010, 127–28). In addition, only three inscriptions were discovered....

Babylonia

Rodrigo Laham Cohen

Rodrigo Laham Cohen is a Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and at the National University of San Martín, and a Researcher in the Argentinian National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). His PhD focused on Jewish Communities in the period of Gregory the Great. He has published widely on Christian Anti-Judaism and Jewish Anti-Christianity in Late Antiquity. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Jews in Late Antiquity

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...In b Kiddushin 69b, a Palestinian rabbi stated that Jewish Babylonian genealogy, thanks to a decision of Ezra, was purer than the Palestinian one. This declaration reflects the conviction of Babylonian rabbis (by means of the Bavli) about...

Parents and Betrothal

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...The dominant discourses surrounding parenthood construct both mother and fatherhood as being affectively connected to their children while they are in their infancy. The moment of becoming a parent was expected to fundamentally change...

Divorce

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...Alongside the emergence of theological conversations concerning correct sexual behaviour in marriage came conversations around whether marriage could be ended. The concept of the indissolubility (sacramentum) of Christian marriage is one...

Performance and Reception of Greek Tragedy in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Intercultural Transmission in the Medieval Mediterranean

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...When the first production of Aeschylus’ Oresteia ended in 458 bc, the audience at the City Dionysia in Athens must have realized that they had seen a masterpiece from one of their greatest dramatists. Yet no Athenian could have imagined...

Egypt

Rodrigo Laham Cohen

Rodrigo Laham Cohen is a Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and at the National University of San Martín, and a Researcher in the Argentinian National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). His PhD focused on Jewish Communities in the period of Gregory the Great. He has published widely on Christian Anti-Judaism and Jewish Anti-Christianity in Late Antiquity. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Jews in Late Antiquity

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...It is known that Alexandria was probably the most important Jewish diasporic settlement in antiquity. In fact both Jewish and non-Jewish sources referred to a huge Jewish population in the coastal city. However, it was not only Alexandria...