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adaeratio

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones and Michael Crawford.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 222 words.

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ADAMS, James Noel (<i>born</i> 1943), Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1998–2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 207 words.

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Adoption and Fosterage in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Sabine R. Huebner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 11669 words.

This chapter focuses on the practice of adoption and fosterage in the Eastern Mediterranean, a family strategy that is, compared with its equivalent in the Roman West, understudied. She...

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aerarii

Andrew Dominic Edwards Lewis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 99 words.

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aerarium

Graham Burton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 391 words.

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Aesop and Animal Fable

Jeremy B. Lefkowitz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life

August 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 11609 words.

This chapter examines the tensions between the symbolic valence of anthropomorphic animals and authentic concerns about real animals in fables of ancient times. It provides an overview of...

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alimenta

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 398 words.

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The Ancient Child in School

W. Martin Bloomer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 9130 words.

This chapter offers a child-centered account of the history of education in the Greek and Roman worlds. A sketch of the introduction and adaptation of training in literacy stresses the...

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Ancient Fishing and Fish Farming

Geoffrey Kron.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life

August 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 5584 words.

This article focuses on fishing and fish farming in ancient Greece and Rome. It discusses evidence showing the important place occupied by fish and shellfish in Graeco-Roman culinary...

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Ancient Fossil Discoveries and Interpretations

Adrienne Mayor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life

August 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 4639 words.

This chapter examines the discoveries and interpretations of fossil discoveries in ancient times. It analyses nearly one hundred accounts from more than thirty ancient authors, from...

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