Women in Roman Britain
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Lindsay Allason-Jones vividly recreates the lives, habits and thoughts of women who lived in Britain during the four centuries of Roman occupation. Traversing the social strata from high-born ladies to farmers' daughters, she examines the material and textual evidence for their home lives, health, religion, dress and jewellery. This new edition of the book adds fresh insights provided by the latest archaeological discoveries, including burials, tombstones and curse tablets.