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Women's religions in the Greco-Roman world : a sourcebook

Author: Ross Shepard Kraemer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a substantially expanded and completely revised edition of a book first published by Fortress Press in 1988 as Maenads, Matyrs, Matrons, Monastics. It collects translations of primary texts  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Shepard Kraemer
ISBN: 0195170652 9780195170658 0195142780 9780195142785
OCLC Number: 53993041
Notes: Revised edition of: Maenads, martyrs, matrons, monastics. c1998.
Description: xxviii, 487 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Observances, rituals, and festivals --
Researching real women: documents to, from, and by women --
Religious office --
New religious affiliation and conversion --
Holy, pious, and exemplary women --
Feminine divine.
Other Titles: Maenads, martyrs, matrons, monastics.
Responsibility: edited by Ross Shepard Kraemer.
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"Illuminates much that has been dark in studies of religion and women in the ancient world and does so with sure scholarship. I recommend this work highly to anyone interested in the intricate and Read more...

 
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