Uppity Women of Ancient Times

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Conari Press, Jan 1, 1995 - History - 243 pages
Profiles two hundred unusual women throughout history, including gladiators, public servants, murderers, rulers, scientists, and homemakers.
 

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User Review  - varielle - LibraryThing

These are amusing short biographies (Usually 1-2 pages) of the good girls and the bad of the ancient world. A few are well known, but many are obscure. Don't look for detailed citations because there aren't any. Great fun though. Read full review

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User Review  - MsMixte - LibraryThing

Many of the books listed in the Bibliography were published in the mid 1970s. Has there been no research since that could have been encapsulated in the single page mentions of many of the women herein ... Read full review

Contents

UPPITY B C DEFINED AND DISCOVERED
1
PHARAOHS PHYSICIANS FAT CATS FILLYFANCIERS
48
TRACK STARS TRICKY QUEENS TROLLOPS TRUEBLUE MARTYRS
102
PIRATES POLITICIANS PORN ARTISTS PURE MAIDENS
148
POISONERS POETS POWER BROKERS PARAGONS OF VIRTUE
190
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
232
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Page 232 - Elaine, et al, eds. Women in the Classical World Oxford University Press, 1994. Fraser, Antonia. The Warrior Queens. Vintage Press, 1988. Fremantle, Anne. Treasury of Early Christianity.

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