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Women in Roman Britain

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Lindsay Allason-Jones (2005)

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A new edition of the 1992 book detailing the complexities of life for women in Roman Britain. This edition chronicles the latest discoveries – tombstones, writing tablets, curse tablets, burials and artefacts – to create a vivid picture of the lives, habits and thoughts of women in Britain over four centuries. Diversity of backgrounds, traditions and tastes lies at the heart of the book – displaying the cosmopolitan nature of the Romano-British society. Lindsay Allason-Jones explores all aspects of women’s life – from social status to hairstyles.