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Women in antiquity : new assessments / edited by Richard Hawley and Barbara Levick.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
1 online resource (292 p.)
Conference Name:
International Conference on Women in the Ancient World (1st : 1993 : St. Hilda's College, Oxford)
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Subjects:
Women -- History -- To 500 -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Women -- Greece -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Women -- Rome -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Civilization, Classical -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Explores and expands on scholarly debates on the status and representation women in antiquity; invaluable reading for all students and teachers of ancient history.
Contents:
Prelinaries; Contents; 1 From daily life' to demography'; 2 Ideology and the status of women' in ancient Greece; 3 Approaching women through myth: vital tool or self-delusion?; 4 Signifying difference: the myth of Pandora; 5 The cults of Demeter and Kore; 6 Women's ritual and men's work in ancient Athens; 7 Women's identity and the family in the classical polis; 8 Some Pythagorean female virtues; 9 Self-help, self-knowledge: in search of the patient in Hippocratic gynaecology
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-264) and index.
Papers presented at the First International Conference on Women in the Ancient World, held Sept. 1-4, 1993 at St. Hilda's College, Oxford.
Contributor:
Hawley, Richard, 1963-
Levick, Barbara.
ISBN:
1-134-82891-8
1-280-32055-9
0-585-45323-3
0-203-42855-2
OCLC:
319493711
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203428559 doi