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Moral education for women in the Pastoral and Pythagorean letters : philosophers of the household

Author: Annette Bourland Huizenga; Theano.
Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2013.
Series: Supplements to Novum Testamentum, v. 147.
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"Huizenga examines the Greco-Roman moral-philosophical 'curriculum' for women by comparing these two epistolary collections. The analysis is organized around four elements: textual resources, teachers and learners, instructional strategies, and subject matter. Huizenga shows that the author of the Pastorals has adopted nearly all of the 'pagan' aspects of this curriculum, but has supplemented these with theological  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Bourland Huizenga; Theano.
ISBN: 9789004244993 9004244999
OCLC Number: 824530838
Notes: Appendix A, Greek text of Pythagorean letters, comprises a critical edition of the letters attributed to Pythagorean women (Melissa to Kleareta; Myia to Phyllis; Theano to Euboule; Theano to Nikostrate; Theano to Kallisto).
Description: x, 435 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Pythagorean women's letters --
The Pastoral Letters --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Supplements to Novum Testamentum, v. 147.
Responsibility: by Annette Bourland Huizenga.

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