Coming Of Age In Ancient Greece: Images Of Childhood From The Classical Past

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Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past

What was childhood like in ancient Greece? What activities and games did Greek children embrace? How were they schooled and what religious and ceremonial rites of passage were key to their development? These questions and many more are answered in this study, which features and discusses imagery and artefacts relating to childhood in ancient Greece. culture to represent children and their activities naturalistically in their art. Here we learn about depictions of children in myth as well as life, from infancy to adolescence. This illustrated book features such archaeological artefacts as toys and gaming pieces alongside images of them in use by children on ancient vases, coins, terracotta figurines, bronze and stone sculpture, and marble grave monuments. archaeology, anthropology and art history discuss a wide range of topics, including: the burgeoning role of childhood studies in interdisciplinary studies; the status of children in Greek culture; the evolution of attitudes toward children from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period as documented by literature and art; the relationships of fathers and sons and mothers and daughters; and the roles of cult practice and death in a child's existence.

Specifications of Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past

GENERAL
AuthorJenifer Neils, John H. Oakley
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1St Edition
ISBN-100300099606
ISBN-139780300099607
PublisherYale University Press
Number Of Pages352
Publication Date2003-09-01
DIMENSIONS
Height12.16 inch.
Length9.18 inch.
Width0.98 inch.
Weight4.14 pounds.

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