Seven marble busts of children, found in a range of sites and from a range of eras.
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A catalogue of the Latin inscriptions held in the Ashmolean. You can use the search function, or browse by topic to explore the collection.
Written by Prof. Ray Laurence to accompany his TEDEd videos this blog explains the research into childhood betrothal that lies behind the videos.
Written by Prof. Ray Laurence to accompany his TEDEd videos this blog contains sources to encourage further exploration of the lives of Roman children. Excellent resource independent of the videos as well as with them.
Blog post from Katharine McDonald at the University of Exeter about the evidence in Roman epitaphs about nursing and the relationships it creates. Includes images and transcripts of sources.
A blog from the Ashmolean Museum about an unusual inscription on the tombstone of a Roman boy. This inscription was set up by a mistress for a slave, and the blog explores possible details of their relationship that can be gleaned from this source.
Written by Prof. Ray Laurence to accompany his TEDEd videos this blog sets out the evidence regarding the exposure of new-born children, encouraging students to consider how the Romans may have thought about this practice and the choices facing Roman parents.
This print edition of the exhibition held in Cambridge's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology contains sources on Roman children including those relating to the burial of a Roman child (pg. 54) and tombstone of a Roman child (53)
100 objects from museums across the UK with resources, information and teaching ideas.
An extensive range of sources for Roman childhood, including text commentaries, additional readings and a wide variety of visual and material sources.
A six minute TEDEd video and accompanying lesson activities about Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD, and his life of arranged marriages, coming-of-age festivals, and communal baths.
An eight minute TEDEd video and accompanying lesson activities about the domestic life of leisure of four wealthy sisters named Domitia.