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Social policies under Claudius I by Keith Armstrong

by Researcher at Independent on Oct 30, 2013

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Discusses Social policies under Claudius I. The treatment of old or impaired slaves in both Roman and Anglo-Saxon societies. Claudius also made substantial changes to the laws governing women as he ...

Discusses Social policies under Claudius I. The treatment of old or impaired slaves in both Roman and Anglo-Saxon societies. Claudius also made substantial changes to the laws governing women as he "upgraded the mother's right to inherit. This concession to her contribution to the family was also a move in line to the 'cognatic' principle of wills, which tended to spread goods beyond the male line of agnatic succession.

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