By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

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A better half to ladies within the historical World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from favourite students at the examine of girls within the historical world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to handle the examine of ladies within the old world
  • Explores a large diversity of subject matters in terms of girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess thought; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the kin, the nation, and faith; gown and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; ladies in overdue Antiquity; Early girls 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 in terms of ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from some of the such a lot well-liked students linked to the research of girls in antiquity

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