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

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to deal with the research of girls within the historic world
  • Explores a vast diversity of issues on the subject of ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess idea; girls 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 girls; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient issues of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions when it comes to girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the such a lot favourite students linked to the examine of ladies in antiquity

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Of 1903 edition). RIT Alföldy, G. 1975. Die römischen Inschriften von Tarraco [Madrider Forschungen 10]. Berlin. Abbreviations for Collected Papyri P. Athen. Petropoulos, G. A. ) 1939. Papyri Societatis Archaeologicae Atheniensis. Nos. 1–70 [Pragmateiai tês Akademias Athênôn 10]. Athens. P. Berl. BGU (Aegyptische Urkunden aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, Griechische Urkunden. Volumes 1 and 5. ) P. Cairo Zen. Edgar, C. C. ) 1925 (Vol. I) and 1928 (Vol. 3). Zenon Papyri, Catalogue général des Antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire.

Photo: Christopher Parslow. 4 Inscription from the schola tomb of Aesquilia Polla, Porta di Nola Necropolis, Pompeii. 1280. 808) and body in Narona. Photo: Hrvoje Manenica, Director of the Archaeological Museum Narona. 2 Silver bust of Livia from Herculaneum. Herculaneum deposit inv. 4205/79502. Photo: Soprintendente Archeologo Pompei. 3 Relief from the Sebasteion at Aphrodisias depicting Nero and Agrippina. Photo: New York University Excavations at Aphrodisias. 4 Statue of Agrippina in Egyptian greywacke, body from Centrale Montemartini (inv.

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