Table of contents for The Oxford handbook of social relations in the Roman world / edited by Michael Peachin.

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Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; I. Prefatory Material - 1. Introduction to the Volume (Michael Peachin); 2. From Republic to Empire (Clifford Ando); II. Mechanisms of Socialization - 3. Making Romans in the Family (Josiah Osgood); 4. Primary Education (Marietta Horster); 5. Rhetorical Education (Joy Connolly); 6. Philosophy as Socio-Political Upbringing (Johannes Hahn); 7. Law and Social Formation in the Roman Empire (Dennis P. Kehoe); III. Mechanisms of Communication and Interaction - 8. Literature and Communication (Charles W. Hedrick, Jr.); 9. Epigraphy and Communication (Elizabeth A. Meyer); 10. Communicating with Tablets and Papyri (Andrea Jördens); 11. Coins and Communication (Carlos F. Noreña); IV. Communal Contexts for Social Interaction - 12. Élite Self-Representation in Rome (Harriet I. Flower); 13. Public Speaking in Rome: A Question of Auctoritas (Francisco Pina Polo); 14. The Second Sophistic (Thomas A. Schmitz); 15. Roman Society in the Courtroom (Leanne Bablitz); 16. Public Entertainments (Kathleen M. Coleman); 17. Socializing at the Baths (Garrett G. Fagan); V. Modes of Interpersonal Relations - 18. Roman Honor (J.E. Lendon); 19. Friendship among the Romans (Koenraad Verboven); 20. Hospitality among the Romans (John Nicols); 21. Roman Dining (Katherine M.D. Dunbabin and William J. Slater); 22. Violence in Roman Social Relations (Garrett G. Fagan); VI. Societies Within the Roman Community - 23. Organized Societies: Collegia (Jonathan S. Perry); 24. The Roman Army (David Potter); 25. Graeco-Roman Cultic Societies (John Scheid); 26. Ancient Jewish Social Relations (Seth Schwartz); 27. Christian Society (Adam H. Becker); VII. Marginalized Persons - 28. Slaves in Roman Society (Leonhard Schumacher); 29. Women in Roman Society (Kristina Milnor); 30. Children in the Roman Family and Beyond (Jens-Uwe Krause); 31. Roman Prostitutes and Marginalization (Thomas A.J. McGinn); 32. Between Marginality and Celebrity: Entertainers and Entertainments in Roman Society (Hartmut Leppin); 33. Magicians and Astrologers (J.B. Rives); 34. The Roman Bandit (Latro) as Criminal and Outsider (Werner Riess); 35. Physically Deformed and Disabled People (Johannes Stahl)

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rome -- Social conditions.
Rome -- Social life and customs.
Social structure -- Rome.