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Aspects of women in antiquity

proceedings of the first Nordic Symposium on Women"s Lives in Antiquity, Göteborg 12 - 15 June 1997

by Nordic Symposium on Women"s Lives in Antiquity (1st Göteborg, Sweden 1997)

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Published by P. Åströms Förlag in Jonsered .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Greece -- History -- To 500 -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Greece -- Social conditions -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Rome -- History -- To 500 -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Rome -- Social conditions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lena Larsson Lovén & Agneta Strömberg.
    SeriesStudies in Mediterranean Archaeology and Literature -- 153
    ContributionsLarsson Lovén, Lena, Strömberg, Agneta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1134 .N67x 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p., 24 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21442288M
    ISBN 109170811881

      There are any number of reasons why we read, and reread, the literature of antiquity. First of all, its poems, plays, philosophical dialogues and, yes, novels (Lucian’s “A True Story.   In Women and War in Antiquity, sixteen scholars reexamine classical sources to uncover the complex but hitherto unexplored relationship between women and war in ancient Greece and Rome. They reveal that women played a much more active role in battle than previously assumed, embodying martial virtues in both real and mythological : Erika Harlitz-Kern. Finley, M. I. , Aspects of antiquity: discoveries and controversies / by M. I. Finley Chatto & Windus London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for .   We know of only a few women who wrote in the ancient world when education was limited to only a few people and most of them men. This list includes most of the women whose work survives or is well-known; there were also some lesser-known women writers who are mentioned by writers in their time but whose work doesn't survive.


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