By Mary Harlow, Ray Laurence
All through historical past, each tradition has had its personal principles on what becoming up and growing older capability, with adaptations among chronological, organic and social growing older, and with diversified emphases at the severe phases and transitions from beginning to dying.
This quantity is the 1st to focus on the function of age in picking behaviour, and expectancies of behaviour, around the lifestyles span of an inhabitant of historical Rome. Drawing on advancements within the social sciences, in addition to historic facts, the authors specialise in the interval c.200BC - AD200, youth, the transition to maturity, adulthood, and outdated age. They discover how either the person and society have been enthusiastic about, and reacted to, those diversified levels, by way of gender, wealth and standing, and private selection and empowerment.
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