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Women at the beginning : origin myths from the Amazons to the Virgin Mary

Author: Patrick J Geary
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
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In these four artfully crafted essays, Patrick Geary explores the way ancient and medieval authors wrote about women. Geary describes the often marginal role women played in origin legends from antiquity until the twelfth century. Not confining himself to one religious tradition or region, he probes the tensions between women in biblical, classical, and medieval myths (such as Eve, Mary, Amazons, princesses, and  Read more...
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Geary, Patrick J., 1948-
Women at the beginning.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005047630
(OCoLC)60373756
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Geary
ISBN: 9781400827084 1400827086
OCLC Number: 362719571
Description: 1 online resource (x, 104 pages)
Contents: 1. Women and origins in antiquity and the early Middle ages --
2. Writing women out : amazons and barbarians --
3. A tale of two Judiths --
4. Writing women in : sacred genealogy and gender --
5. Women at the end.
Responsibility: Patrick J. Geary.

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Exploring the way ancient and medieval authors wrote about women, this book describes the marginal role women played in origin legends from antiquity until the twelfth century. It probes the tensions  Read more...

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"[T]his is a clever and delightful monograph."--Elisabeth Van Houts, Early Medieval Europe

 
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