A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (Blackwell by Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

By Sharon L. James,Sheila Dillon

Selected by means of selection as a 2012 notable educational Title
Awarded a 2012 PROSE Honorable point out as a unmarried quantity Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

A better half to ladies within the historical World offers an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from trendy students at the research of girls within the old world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to handle the research of ladies within the historic world
  • Explores a vast variety of themes in relation to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess thought; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the kin, the nation, and faith; costume and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls 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 facts and preconceived notions on the subject of ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from some of the so much admired students linked to the learn of ladies in antiquity

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