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Beryl Rawson

Images of two Roman marble sarcophagi increase students' awareness of material sources from Roman society and help them explore cultural differences through images from an unfamiliar society compared with visual material from their daily lives, raising questions about the place of childhood as a separate stage of life in pre-modern societies and about changing notions of childhood over time. echo [more]

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Death is part of every society, but the rituals and objects surrounding death have varied across centuries and continents. They can often reveal many things about the role of children and families within a culture, from the nature of grieving to… [more]