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A significant other to girls within the old World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from well-liked students at the learn of ladies within the historical world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to handle the learn of girls within the historical world
  • Explores a huge variety of themes on the subject of ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess idea; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the family members, the country, and faith; costume and Adornment; woman Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and lots of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of old issues of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions with regards to ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the so much renowned students linked to the examine of ladies in antiquity

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For example, Lucretia and the Etruscan princesses are treated by Vedia Izzet in “Etruscan Women: Towards a Reappraisal” (Chapter 5), Madeleine M. Henry and Sharon L. James in “Woman, City, State: Theories, Ideologies, and Concepts in the Archaic and Classical Periods” (Chapter 6); Judith P. Hallett in “Women in Augustan Rome” (Chapter 27); and Alison Keith in “Women in Augustan Literature” (Chapter 28). Similarly, Eumachia is discussed by Anne Bielman in “Female Patronage in the Greek Hellenistic and Roman Republican Periods” (Chapter 17); Eve D'Ambra in “Women on the Bay of Naples” (Chapter 29); and Elizabeth Bartman in “Early Imperial Female Portraiture” (Chapter 30).

4 Roman copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos by Praxiteles. 350–340 BCE; this version comes from the Villa of the Quintilli in Rome. Munich, Glyptothek, Staatliche Antikensammlung, inv. no. 258. Photo: Vanni/Art Resource, NY. 1 Diagram of the main types of Greek garments: (a) peplos, (b) chiton, (c) chiton with himation. Drawing by Glynnis Fawkes. 2 Statue that stood atop the grave of Phrasikleia; Parian marble statue made by Aristion of Chios, c. 550–540 BCE. Found at Merenda (ancient Myrrhinous), Attica.

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