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Houses and Society in the Later Roman Empire (Debates in Archaeology)
by Kim Bowes
Houses are often assumed to be reliable mirrors of society, fossils of family structures, social hierarchies and mental maps of worlds now vanished. This is particularly true of the elite houses of the third to sixth centuries AD, which have been read as material symptoms of Rome's decline. The great dining and reception halls of urban houses sound the death-knell of ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 25th 2010 by Bristol Classical Press
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