Christian Laes

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Author: Christian Laes

Christian Laes is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Manchester and Professor of Ancient History and Latin at Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium. He studies the social and cultural history of Roman and Late Antiquity, paying particular attention to the human life-course: childhood, youth, family, sexuality, and disabilities. His books include Children in the Roman Empire: Outsiders Within (Cambridge, 2011), Youth in the Roman Empire: The Young and the Restless Years? (with Johan Strubbe, Cambridge, 2014) and Disabilities and the Disabled in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History (Cambridge, 2018).

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