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Family Life in Ancient Rome

Tuesday, October 29, 3.30 PM-4.30 PM

Free
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Reflected in the lives and deaths of everyday ancient Roman citizens, it is easy to see ourselves

Life in an ancient Roman family was different to that of a modern family and yet, reflected in the lives and deaths of everyday Romans, it is easy to see ourselves. Discover more about the roles of a child, a slave, a parent and a partner in this entertaining look at the experiences of Roman citizens.
 
Features: Lynnette Lounsbury, Lecturer, School of Humanities and Creative Arts, Avondale College of Higher Education.
 
A free presentation by Avondale Libraries and Friends of the Library in conjunction with Lake Macquarie U3A (University of the Third Age).
 
Includes afternoon tea.
 

Biography

Lynnette Lounsbury lectures in communication and ancient history at Avondale College of Higher Education. A passionate storyteller, she is the author of the novels We At the Road Like Vultures (Inkerman & Blunt) and Afterworld (Allen & Unwin). She writes young adult science fiction to engage adolescents with some of the key issues in history. Lynnette loves to travel—she is editor of the Ytravel blog—but between suitcases is quite happy to enjoy a hot drink in the sun on her home turf of Bronte Beach, Sydney.

Details

Date:
Tuesday, October 29
Time:
3.30 PM-4.30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Avondale Libraries (Lake Macquarie campus)
582 Freemans Dr
Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia
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Friends of the Library
Phone:
02 4980 2129
Email:
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