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Barn i och kring kyrkobyggnaden fram till och med 1600-talet

Author

  • Lena Janstad

Summary, in English

The purpose of this essay was to find out if it is possible to:

? Detect different groups of gender among children in grave materiel and church art and if that was the case, in what way?

? What different groups of children can be seen in these two categories?

? What does the material say about children's position in society? The time span is from early Christian time to 17-th century and the geographical region is Sweden and Denmark. I got my information from published literature and different pages on the Internet. The conclusions were that gender among children can be detected in both types of material but different groups were not ?visible? to the same degree. However, children were not treated worse because they were young.

Publishing year

2007

Language

Swedish

Document type

Student publication for Bachelor's degree

Topic

  • History and Archaeology

Keywords

  • Sverige
  • Medeltiden
  • Nya tiden
  • Barngravar
  • Medieval history
  • Medeltidens historia
  • Archaeology
  • Arkeologi

Supervisor

  • Elisabeth Iregren