Women in the Classical World

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Women in the Classical World

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Description

Women in the Classical World lifts the curtain on the women of ancient Greece and Rome, exploring the lives of slaves and prostitutes, Athenian housewives, and Rome's imperial family. The first book on classical women to give equal weight to written texts and artistic representations, it brings together a great wealth of materials--poetry, vase painting, legislation, medical treatises, architecture, religious and funerary art, women's ornaments, historical epics, political speeches, even ancient coins--to present women in the historical and cultural context of their time.

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ISBN

0-19-509862-5

Publication Date

1-1-1994

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Disciplines

History

Women in the Classical World


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