Ancient Roman Children

Ancient Roman Children

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Children fell under their father’s power known as “patria potestas”. As head of the family, the father had power over his wife, slaves, house and other personal/family property. For a long period of ancient Roman history this power included power to sell the child into slavery as well as power over life and death, known as “ius vitae ac necis”.


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