Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity

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Schocken Books, Jan 1, 1995 - History - 267 pages
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" The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of modern feminism. Though much debated, its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged." --Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement. Illustrations.

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Review: Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity

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This book discusses the roles of females, whether mortal or divine, during classical times. It wasn't a quick read for me but an an interesting one. A good reference book. Read full review

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One of the best non-fiction books that I have ever read. The author presents her book as a theory of hers and doesn't try to pass of her information as fact. Read full review

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Contents

Women in the Bronze Age and Homeric Epic
16
Images of Women in the Literature of Classical
93
Hellenistic Women
120
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