By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

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

A better half to ladies within the old World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from favorite students at the research of girls within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to handle the learn of girls within the historic world
  • Explores a huge variety of subject matters in relation to girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the kinfolk, the country, and faith; costume and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; ladies in past due Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of historic subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions in terms of ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from some of the so much in demand students linked to the examine of girls in antiquity

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