Reflections of Women in Antiquity

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Routledge, Jan 11, 2013 - Literary Criticism - 420 pages
Published in the year 1981, Reflections of Women in Antiquity is a valuable contribution to the field of Performance.
 

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Contents

A Brief Survey from Evidence of the Linear B Tablets
1
The Divided World of Iliad VI
19
Sapphos Private World
45
Public and Private in Sapphos Lyrics
63
Women and Culture in Herodotus Histories
91
The Conception of Women in Athenian Drama
127
Travesties of Gender and Genre in Aristophanes Thesmophoriazousae
169
Could Greek Women Read and Write?
219
Asclepiades Girl Friends
275
Women in Roman Egypt A Preliminary Study Based on Papyri
303
Etruscan Couples and Their Aristocratic Society
323
Two Matrons of the Late Republic
343
On Creusa Dido and the Quality of Victory in Virgils Aeneid
355
Approaches to the Sources on Adultery at Rome
379
Index
405
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the Emancipated Woman in Theocritus
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