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By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

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A better half to ladies within the old World offers an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from renowned students at the learn of girls within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to deal with the research of girls within the old world
  • Explores a extensive variety of subject matters when it comes to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the relatives, the nation, and faith; gown and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and lots of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient issues of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions on the subject of girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a few of the so much well known students linked to the learn of girls in antiquity

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