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The Family in Rome
The Role of the Paterfamilias:

Roman Men's Rights:

At the age of 16/17 a Roman Male was initiated into society.
He would have the
toga virilise and be enlisted as a full citizen
The Paterfamilias were the male heads of the Roman family
They had legal…

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Roman Women's Role:

A married woman was called a Matrona she was expected to run the household
She had to organise education (sonsschool/daughtershousehold)
She had to oversee the nursing of the children
She had to organise slaves for cooking and cleaning
She needed to manage the spinning and weaving


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