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1280 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198788249

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Kinship in Ancient Athens

An Anthropological Analysis

S. C. Humphreys

  • Offers a rigorous and comprehensive anthropological analysis of kinship in ancient Athenian society covering a wide range of social contexts
  • Includes numerous genealogical tables as prosopographical aids, supplementing discussions in the text
  • Synthesizes in-depth analyses of epigraphic, literary, and archaeological sources, making a wide range of evidence available to a broad readership across disciplinary lines
  • Incorporates references published in seven languages, making relevant international scholarship accessible to English readers

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