The social transformation of the Roman world is a highly topical and much-discussed subject among historians. The importance of kinship in this epochal process has been largely neglected until w. This compendium seeks to close this gap by examining the role of kinship in transforming the social order. It significantly expands our perspective on the epochal upheaval between late antiquity and the middle ages.
Steffen Patzold, University ofTubingen, Germany, and Karl Ubl, University of Cologne, Germany.
Walter de Gruyter
Date of Publication
Reallexikon Der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Erganzungsband