By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

Selected by means of selection as a 2012 amazing educational Title
Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

A better half to girls within the old World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from trendy students at the examine of ladies within the old world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to handle the learn of girls within the historical world
  • Explores a huge variety of issues in relation to girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the relatives, the kingdom, and faith; gown and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and lots of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of historic issues of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions in terms of girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a few of the so much well known students linked to the examine of ladies in antiquity

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