TITLE

Exposition and Oblatio: The Abandonment of Children and the Ancient and Medieval Family

AUTHOR(S)
Boswell, John Eastburn
PUB. DATE
February 1984
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Feb84, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Utilizes a historical approach to study the abandonment of children in the ancient and medieval family. regulation of familial size and shape through abandonment; Legal comparison of oblatio and exposito; Circumstances resulting in exposito and oblatio; Offer of more opportunities for abandonment in oblatio; Distinction between the social aspects of the two methods of abandonment.
ACCESSION #
5637646

 

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