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8/23/11 Roman Family Life Rome during the time of its expansion was essentially run by a few powerful and rich families. The network was not completely closed to outsiders, but it certainly safeguarded the privileges and wealth of Rome’s illustrious families like the Julians, the Claudians, or the Aemilii. As Rome expanded so did the network of wealth and privilege, but it never extended as far as involving
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8/23/11 What is wrong with the
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8/23/11 The Right Outfit
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8/23/11 The Roman Family Paterfamilias: Originally a land-owner, leader of the family, and usually the oldest male. He had rights of live and death over the members of his family. The Roman matrona : respectable (at least in theory) Like the Greek oikos , the Roman family encompassed other relatives (e.g. grandparents,
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8/23/11 Paterfamilias and adult son
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8/23/11 The morals According to Juvenal, adultery was rife and the morals of the upper classes very loose. Upper class women are accused of sleeping even
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