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The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Kristina SessaKristina Sessa

The *Latin term domus (Gk. oikos or oikia) denoted the primary socio-economic institution of the Late Roman world, both its people and their property. Members of a household included the nuclear family, in some cases the extended family (e.g. unmarried siblings), slaves, and other dependants (the ... ...

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