Table of contents for Adoption in the Roman world / Hugh Lindsay.

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Preface; Introduction; 1. Adoption, kinship and the family: cross cultural perspectives; 2. Kinship in Greece and Rome; 3. Greek adoptions: comparisons and possible influences on the Roman world; 4. Procedural aspects of Roman adoption; 5. The testamentary adoption; 6. Roman nomenclature after adoption; 7. Adoption and inheritance; 8. Roman freedmen and their families: the use of adoption; 9. Adoption in Plautus and Terence; 10. Sallust and the adoption of Jugurtha; 11. Adrogatio and adoptio from Republic to Empire; 12. Testamentary adoptions - a review of some known cases; 13. Political adoptions in the Republic; 14. Clodius and his adoption; 15. The adoption of Octavian; 16. Political adoption in the early empire at Rome, Pompeii and Ostia; 17. The imperial family; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Adoption -- Rome -- History.
Families -- Rome -- History.
Adoption (Roman law)
Rome -- Social conditions.
Rome -- Politics and government.