Midwives and Maternity
Care in the Roman World
Valerie French discusses the midwives and wet nurses.
A Roman philosopher discusses the advantage of educating women during the first century A.D
Descriptions and Pictures of games the Roman children and adolescents may have participated in.
Julian Marriage Laws
These are laws, established by Augustus, concerning Roman marriage and adultery.
Roman law set in 450 B.C. concerning paternal power, guardianship, ownership, possession, and sacred law.
Right of Life or Death
The Roman laws on adultery and a father's power over his daughter if she is caught committing adultery.
Recipes in the Roman House
A brief summary of the book written by Pedar Foss on The Social Recipes in the Roman House. Offers a detailed description of the content of each chapter, as well as some broad discussion of Roman meals. Anything from invitations to types of utensils used at meals is covered in this article.
Juvenal on women in general in second century A.D. Describes the virtues a wife should have.
Some possible occupations for women in Rome. This article covers several different time periods.
A table and statistics of infant mortality rates in ancient Rome.
Jan Zabocki discusses the "Image of a Roman family in Noctes by Aulus Gellis." Patria potestas, a mothers role, and the relationships of other members of the family are discussed.
A day by day overview of the Roman Kalendar. Gives a brief description of special events and festivals.
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