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A companion to women in the ancient world

Author: Sharon L James; Sheila Dillon
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to Women in the Ancient World is the first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of readings to address the study of women in the ancient world while weaving textual,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to women in the ancient world.
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon L James; Sheila Dillon
ISBN: 9781444354805 1444354809 9781444355024 1444355023 9781444355000 1444355007 9781444355017 1444355015 9781118380635 1118380630
OCLC Number: 778202438
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Single Vol. Ref/Humaities) 2012
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 616 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: pt. 1. Women outside Athens and Rome. Case study i : mother Goddess in prehistory : debates and perspectives / Lauren Talalay --
Women in ancient Mesopotamia / Amy R. Gansell --
Hidden voices : unveiling women in ancient Egypt / Kasia Szpakowska --
Looking for Minoan and Mycenaean women : paths of feminist scholarship towards the Aegean Bronze Age / Marianna Nikolaidou --
Women in Homer / Cristiana Franco --
Etruscan women: towards a reappraisal / Vedia Izzet. pt. 2. Archaic and classical periods. Case study ii : sex and the single girl : the Cologne fragment of Archilochus / Sharon L. James --
Woman, city, state : theories, ideologies, and concepts in the Archaic and Classical periods / Sharon L. James --
Women and law / Barbara Levick --
Women and medicine / Holt Parker --
Reading the bones : interpreting the skeletal evidence for women's lives in ancient Greece / Maria A. Liston --
Approaches to reading attic vases / Kathryn Topper --
Spartan girls and the Athenian gaze / Jenifer Neils --
Interpreting Women in archaic and classical Greek sculpture / A.A. Donohue --
Dress and adornment in archaic and classical Greece / Mireille M. Lee --
Women and religion in Greece / Eva Stehle --
Women and Roman religion / Lora L. Holland --
Women in Magna Graecia / Gillian Shepherd. pt. 3. Women in a cosmopolitan world : the Hellenistic and late Republican periods. Case study iii : Hellenistic Tanagra figurines / Sheila Dillon --
Case study iv : domestic female slaves in Roman comedy / Sharon L. James --
Female patronage in the Greek Hellenistic and Roman Republican periods / Anne Bielman --
Women on Hellenistic Grave stela i: reading images and texts / Christina A. Salowey --
Female portraiture in the Hellenistic period / Sheila Dillon --
Women and family in Menander / Cheryl A. Cox --
Gender and space, "public" and "private" / Monika Trumper --
Oikos keeping : women and monarchy in the Macedonian tradition / Elizabeth D. Carney --
Women of Ptolemaic Egypt : the view from papyrology / Maryline Parca --
Jewish women : texts and contexts / Laura S. Lieber --
Women, education, and philosophy / Marguerite Deslauriers --
Perceptions of women's power in the late republic : Terentia, Fulvia, and the generation of 63 BCE / T. Corey Brennan. pt. 4. Beginnings of empire. Case study v : Vergil's Dido / Sharon L. James --
Women in Augustan Rome / Judith P. Hallett --
Women in Augustan literature / Alison Keith --
Women on the Bay of Naples / Eve D'Ambra --
Early imperial female portraiture / Elizabeth Bartman --
Portraits, prestige, piety : images of women in Roman Egypt / Christina Riggs. pt. 5. From empire to Christianity. Case study vi : female portraiture in Palmyra / Maura K. Heyn --
Women in imperial Roman literature / Rhiannon Ash --
Female portraiture and female patronage in the high imperial period / Rachel Meyers --
Women in Roman Britain / Lindsay Allason-Jones --
Public roles for women in the cities of the Latin west / Emily A. Hemelrijk --
Rari exempli femina : female virtues on Roman funerary inscriptions / Werner Riess --
Women in late antique Egypt / Jennifer Sheridan Moss --
Representations of women in late antiquity and early Byzantium / Ioli Kalavrezou --
Becoming Christian / Ross. S Kraemer.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon L. James and Sheila Dillon.

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