New PDF release: Women's History and Ancient History

By Sarah B. Pomeroy

ISBN-10: 0807819492

ISBN-13: 9780807819494

ISBN-10: 0807843105

ISBN-13: 9780807843109

This selection of essays explores the lives and roles of girls in antiquity. A habitual subject matter is the connection among deepest and public, and lots of of the essays locate that women's public roles boost because of their inner most lives, in particular their relations relationships.

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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Women's History and Ancient History PDF

Similar ancient history books

Download e-book for kindle: One God by Stephen Mitchell,Van Nuffelen,Peter Van Nuffelen

Graeco-Roman faith in its vintage shape was once polytheistic; nevertheless, monotheistic principles loved extensive forex in historic philosophy. This contradiction offers a problem for our figuring out of old pagan faith. definite kinds of cult job, together with acclamations of 'one god' and the worship of theos hypsistos, the top god, have occasionally been interpreted as proof for pagan monotheism.

Historical Dictionary of Mesoamerica (Historical by Walter R. T. Witschey,Clifford T. Brown PDF

Mesoamerica is one among six significant parts of the realm the place people independently replaced their tradition from a nomadic hunter-gatherer way of life into settled groups, towns, and civilization. as well as China (twice), the Indus Valley, the Fertile Crescent of southwest Asia, Egypt, and Peru, Mesoamerica was once domestic to interesting and irreversible alterations in human tradition referred to as the “Neolithic Revolution.

Download PDF by Lawrence A. Tritle: The Greek World in the Fourth Century: From the Fall of the

The members during this quantity current a scientific survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece within the fourth century - purely to be crushed through the newly rising Macedonian country of Philip II. also, the location of Greeks in Sicily, Italy and Asia is portrayed, displaying the geographical and political diffusion of the Greeks in a broader ancient context.

Download e-book for kindle: Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars: Critical Explorations by Bruce Lincoln

Bruce Lincoln is likely one of the such a lot widespread advocates inside of spiritual experiences for an uncompromisingly severe method of the phenomenon of religion—historians of religions, he believes, may still withstand the popular narratives and self-understanding of religions themselves, specially while their tales are endowed with sacred origins and authority.

Additional info for Women's History and Ancient History

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Women's History and Ancient History by Sarah B. Pomeroy

by Charles

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 22 votes