Table of contents for Dining posture in ancient Rome : bodies, values, and status / Matthew B. Roller.

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Table of Contents
List of Illustrations	6
Caption List	8
Acknowledgements	11
Abbreviations	14
Introduction	16
Chapter 1. Dining men: posture, leisure, and privilege	40
	1.	Overview	40
	2.	Reclining and elite otium: some literary evidence	41
	3.	Reclining and social integration: sub-elite funerary monuments	50
	4.	Reclining and self-reflection: Pompeian mural decoration	72
			a. Casa del Fabbro (I.10.7)	78
			b. Casa dei Casti Amanti (IX.12.6-7)	89
			c. VI.16.36	99
			d. Casa del Triclinio (V.2.4)	100
			e. Provisional conclusions	107
			f. Grand houses	111
	5.	Alternative postures and the rejection of otium	117
	6.	Conclusion: the popina	126
Chapter 2. Dining women: posture, sex, and status	181
	1.	Overview	181
	2.	Women¿s dining posture, ideology and practice: literary representations	184
			a. Republican period	185
			b. Augustan period	202
			c. Imperial period	209
	3.	Women¿s dining posture and family values: sub-elite funerary monuments	215
	4.	Women¿s dining posture and self-reflection: Pompeian mural decoration	229
	5.	Conclusion: the ideology and practice of women¿s dining posture 	247
Chapter 3. Dining children: posture, pedagogy, and coming of age	290
	1.	Overview	290
	2.	Sitting children	293
	3.	Reclining children	304
	4.	General Conclusions	312
Appendix: Convivial wine-drinking and comissationes	330
Catalogue of funerary monuments and wall paintings	345
Bibliography	358
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Dinners and dining -- Rome -- History.
Posture -- Rome -- History.
Social classes -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- Civilization.
Rome -- Social life and customs.