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By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

ISBN-10: 1119025540

ISBN-13: 9781119025542

ISBN-10: 1405192844

ISBN-13: 9781405192842

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A significant other to girls within the historic World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of newly-commissioned essays from favourite students at the examine of ladies within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to handle the examine of girls within the historical world
  • Explores a vast variety of subject matters on the subject of ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the family members, the nation, and faith; costume and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; ladies in past due Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of historic topics of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions on the subject of girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a few of the such a lot favorite students linked to the learn of girls in antiquity

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