New PDF release: A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (Blackwell

By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

ISBN-10: 1119025540

ISBN-13: 9781119025542

ISBN-10: 1405192844

ISBN-13: 9781405192842

Selected through selection as a 2012 awesome educational Title
Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

A significant other to ladies within the historical World offers an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from well-liked students at the examine of ladies within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to handle the examine of ladies within the historic world
  • Explores a huge diversity of issues when it comes to girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the relatives, the country, and faith; gown and Adornment; woman Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in past due Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and lots of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions with regards to girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from some of the so much widespread students linked to the learn of girls in antiquity

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