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A Companion to Women in the Ancient World

Sharon Lynn James Sheila Dillon



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  • 650 sidor
  • 2015

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Selected by Choice as a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable Mention as a Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences A Companion to Women in the Ancient World presents an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of newly-commissioned essays from prominent scholars on the study of women in the ancient world. * The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of readings to address the study of women in the ancient world * Explores a broad range of topics relating to women in antiquity, including: Mother-Goddess Theory; Women in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the Near East; Women and the Family, the State, and Religion; Dress and Adornment; Female Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial Women; Women in Late Antiquity; Early Women Saints; and many more * Thematically arranged to emphasize the importance of historical themes of continuity, development, and innovation * Reconsiders much of the well-known evidence and preconceived notions relating to women in antiquity * Includes contributions from many of the most prominent scholars associated with the study of women in antiquity
  • Författare: Sharon Lynn James, Sheila Dillon
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781119025542
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 650
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2015-05-29
  • Förlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc