By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

ISBN-10: 1119025540

ISBN-13: 9781119025542

ISBN-10: 1405192844

ISBN-13: 9781405192842

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Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

A spouse to ladies within the historical World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of newly-commissioned essays from popular students at the research of ladies within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of readings to deal with the examine of girls within the old world
  • Explores a extensive diversity of themes in relation to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess concept; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the family members, the kingdom, and faith; costume and Adornment; woman Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in past due Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient topics of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions when it comes to ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from the various so much famous students linked to the research of ladies in antiquity

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