By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

Selected by way of selection as a 2012 extraordinary educational Title
Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

A better half to girls within the old World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of newly-commissioned essays from admired students at the examine of ladies within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of readings to handle the examine of girls within the historical world
  • Explores a wide variety of issues in relation to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess concept; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the relations, the country, and faith; gown and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in past due Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of historic issues of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions when it comes to ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the such a lot popular students linked to the learn of girls in antiquity

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