By Sarah B. Pomeroy
Essays on Hellenistic queens and Spartan and Roman girls rfile how girls exerted political power--usually, yet no longer continuously, via their courting to male leaders--and exhibit how political upheaval created possibilities for them to workout powers formerly reserved for males. Essays at the writings of Sappho and Nossis concentrate on the interplay among women's private and non-private discourses. the gathering additionally contains dialogue of Athenian and Roman marriage and the intrusion of the kingdom into the sexual lives of Greek, Roman, and Jewish ladies in addition to an research of medical opinion approximately girl physiology.
The participants are Sarah B. Pomeroy, Jane McIntosh Snyder, Marilyn M. Skinner, Cynthia B. Patterson, Ann Ellis Hanson, Lesley Dean-Jones, Natalie Boymel Kampen, Mary Taliaferro Boatwright, and Shaye J.D. Cohen.
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Women's History and Ancient History by Sarah B. Pomeroy