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Images of Women in Antiquity

by Averil Cameron (Editor), Amélie Kuhrt (Editor)

Other authors: Peter Runham Ackroyd (Contributor), Léonie J. Archer (Contributor), Wendy Davies (Contributor), Katarzyna Grosz (Contributor), Susan Ashbrook Harvey (Contributor)12 more, Judith Herrin (Contributor), Ulla Jeyes (Contributor), Helen King (Contributor), Mary R. Lefkowitz (Contributor), Ruth Padel (Contributor), Sarah B. Pomeroy (Contributor), Jackie Pringle (Contributor), Gay Robins (Contributor), Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg (Contributor), Riet Van Bremen (Contributor), Susan Walker (Contributor), Dyfri Williams (Contributor)

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The agenda and significance of women in antiquity has gained considerable attention in recent years. In this book diverse roles for and attitudes to women in ancient societies are explored: women as witches, as courtesans, as mothers, as priestesses, as nuns, as heiresses and typically as eranged. The shifting focus is variously economic, social, biological, religious and artistic. The studies cover a wide geographic and chronological range, from the ancient Hittite kingdom to the Byzantine Empires. This book has been brought thoroughly up to date with the addition of a new introduction and addenda to individual chapters.… (more)
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Cameron, AverilEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kuhrt, AmélieEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Ackroyd, Peter RunhamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Archer, Léonie J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davies, WendyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grosz, KatarzynaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harvey, Susan AshbrookContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Herrin, JudithContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jeyes, UllaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, HelenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lefkowitz, Mary R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Padel, RuthContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pomeroy, Sarah B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pringle, JackieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robins, GayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sancisi-Weerdenburg, HeleenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Van Bremen, RietContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Walker, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williams, DyfriContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The agenda and significance of women in antiquity has gained considerable attention in recent years. In this book diverse roles for and attitudes to women in ancient societies are explored: women as witches, as courtesans, as mothers, as priestesses, as nuns, as heiresses and typically as eranged. The shifting focus is variously economic, social, biological, religious and artistic. The studies cover a wide geographic and chronological range, from the ancient Hittite kingdom to the Byzantine Empires. This book has been brought thoroughly up to date with the addition of a new introduction and addenda to individual chapters.

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