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By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

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

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to deal with the learn of ladies within the historic world
  • Explores a wide variety of issues 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 relations, the nation, and faith; gown and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; ladies in past due Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of historic subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions when it comes to girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the so much trendy students linked to the learn of ladies in antiquity

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