Item description for Women in Roman Britain by Lindsay Allason-Jones...
What was life really like for women in Roman Britain? This new edition chronicles the latest discoveries - tombstones, writing tablets, curse tablets, burials and artefacts - to build up a vivid picture of the lives, habits and thoughts of women in Britain over four centuries. Diversity of backgrounds, traditions and taste lies at the heart of the book - displaying the cosmopolitan nature of Romano-British society. The author explores women's social status, their health and religion, marriage and childbirth, family life and homes, dress, jewellery and hairstyles, and their pastimes.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Jul 25, 2006
Publisher Council for British Archaeology(GB)
ISBN 1902771435 ISBN13 9781902771434
Availability 0 units.
More About Lindsay Allason-Jones
Lindsay Allason-Jones is Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Artefact Studies and Reader in Roman Material Culture at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and has published eight books and over a hundred academic papers on themes related to the archaeology of the Roman Empire. She is the author of two previous textbooks, Women in Roman Britain and Daily Life in Roman Britain.
Lindsay Allason-Jones has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Newcastle upon Tyne.