How important was the stable family to Roman society?

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The concept of the 'stable family' is one with which most people are familiar with. Throughout time it would appear the family unit has always been viewed with significance and has been the vehicle through which support and stability are provided in an individuals life. Whilst evidence to support the importance of the stable family unit is vast, it would appear that interpretations and loyalties have varied during different periods. I will be looking at …

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