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Ross Shepard Kraemer
|Description:||xv, 322 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Four short stories : a Bacchic courtesan, the reporter from hell, the daughters of rabbis, a Roman Christian matron --
Spouses of wisdom : Philo's Therapeutrides, reconsidered --
Thecla of Iconium, reconsidered --
Artemisia of Minorca : gender and the conversion of the Jews in the fifth century --
Veturia of Rome and Rufina of Smyrna as counterbalance : women office holders in ancient synagogues and Gentile adopters of Judean practices --
Rethinking gender, history and women's religions in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean.
|Responsibility:||Ross Shepard Kraemer.|
This is stimulating, enjoyable book ... Kraemer is a fine scholar, delightfully readable and her histories of historiography will be particularly illuminating to students. Times Literary Supplement