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Freedmen and Friends

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A funerary inscription reveals questions of social status and friendship in the Roman world.

Prof. Alison Cooley and Dr Hannah Cornwell from the AshLI Project, talk about a tombstone which marked the plot of an entire Roman familia: spouses, freedmen and good friends, all together in the same burial, and consider questions of social status in the Roman world.

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