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A better half to ladies within the old World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from well known students at the learn of ladies within the historical world.
- The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of readings to handle the examine of ladies within the historical world
- Explores a extensive diversity of subject matters in relation to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess concept; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the family members, the country, and faith; gown and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; ladies in overdue Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and lots of more
- Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
- Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions in terms of ladies in antiquity
- Includes contributions from a few of the such a lot trendy students linked to the learn of ladies in antiquity
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J. Putnam A Companion to Horace Edited by Gregson Davis A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds Edited by Beryl Rawson A Companion to Greek Mythology Edited by Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone A Companion to the Latin Language Edited by James Clackson A Companion to Tacitus Edited by Victoria Emma Pagán List of Illustrations Maps 1. Place names mentioned in Part I: Women Outside Athens and Rome 2. Place names mentioned in Part II: The Archaic and Classical Periods 3. Place names mentioned in Part III: Women in a Cosmopolitan World: The Hellenistic and Late Republican Periods 4.
4 Ivory female triad from Mycenae. Minoan craftsmanship; Late Minoan I, sixteenth century BCE. Athens, National Archaeological Museum. Photo: Vanni/Art Resource, NY. ) with ritual vessel. Wall painting from the West House at Akrotiri, Thera, Late Cycladic I, seventeenth century BCE. Athens, National Archaeological Museum. Photo: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. 2). Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK. Drawing: Courtesy of the Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum. ” Etruscan mirror (fourth century BCE).
Photo: author. 5 Superior surface of the eye orbits of a child, eight to ten years old. Arrows indicate areas of Cribra Orbitalia (CO). Athenian agora, second century BCE. Photo: author. 1 Red-figure epinetron, Eretria Painter. 34, 1688; Paralipomena 469; Beazley Addenda2 354. Photo: Eva-Maria Czakó, DAI-ATH-NM 5126. 1 Attic red-figure kylix near the Jena Painter, c. 400 BCE. 354. Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 2 Attic red-figure kylix attributed to the Aberdeen Painter, c. 450–430 BCE.