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Women"s Life in Greece and Rome

A Source Book in Translation

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • To 500,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History: World,
  • Women,
  • Sources,
  • Ancient - General,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Greece,
  • Rome

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMary R. Lefkowitz (Editor), Maureen B. Fant (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870016M
    ISBN 100801844754
    ISBN 109780801844751

      Women in Ancient Greece and Rome by Massey, Michael available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. A wide range of contemporary quotations as well examples of original painting and sculpture enhance Author: Michael Massey.   In Ancient Greece and Rome, much off what we know about the lives of women is recorded by men. Because of this, the public lives of women are more understood than the aspects of their private life. Did women loathe their roles in society in secret, or did they revel in their ability to be free of the expectations that burdened their male.

    Greece & Rome, Vol. xlii, No. 2, October THE MOST SILENT WOMEN OF GREECE AND ROME: RURAL LABOUR AND WOMEN'S LIFE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD (I)1 By WALTER SCHEIDEL Introduction Over the last twenty years, the study of the women of the Greek and Roman world has experienced a boom that, if it is judged by the sheer. Books; Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation; Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation.

    Daily Life Women's Life. Greek women had virtually no political rights of any kind and were controlled by men at nearly every stage of their lives. The most important duties for a city-dwelling woman were to bear children--preferably male--and to run the household. Duties of a rural woman included some of the agricultural work: the harvesting. The role of women in Ancient Rome: Unforgettable women of great strength appear through Roman history and literature, from wise and faithful wives and mothers to ruthless and cunning cheaters. To understand the role of women in Ancient Rome, it is important to first consider the places they could hold in society.


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The third edition adds new texts to sections throughout the book, vividly describing women's sentiments and 4/5(1). Women's Life in Greece and Rome book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This highly acclaimed collection provides a unique l 4/5(5).

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fourth edition. Mary R. Lefkowitz and Maureen B. Fant. The essential collection of source materials on the lives of women in the ancient world. This highly acclaimed collection, the first sourcebook on ancient women and now in its fourth edition, provides a unique look into the public and private lives and legal status of Greek and Roman women.

The texts represent women of all social classes, from public figures remembered for their deeds (or misdeeds), to priestesses, poets, and intellectuals, to working. Women's Life in Greece and Rome accomplishes with erudition, grace, and humor its aim.” —The History Teacher “In its third incarnation, Women's Life in Greece and Rome should remain a staple reference work for undergraduates and scholars alike.”Price: $ "Women's Life in Greece and Rome" is the standard source book for courses in women in antiquity, which have become a regular feature in Classical Studies curricula since the publication of the first edition in This new third edition includes an extensive new Appendix, taking account of recent scholarship and touching on such topics of /5(8).

The fourth edition of Women's Life in Greece and Rome offers a number of additions and improvements, all of which make the book easier for students to use and understand.” – K.

Sara Myers, Professor of Classics, University of Virginia, USA. Women’s Life in Greece and Rome is a valuable reference and source book for any serious student of this period. In many ways it feels very modern, particularly a lengthy discourse in how to make women more like men.

Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation. Lisa A. Hughes. Mary R. Lefkowitz and Maureen B. Fant. Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation, third edition. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, Pp. xxvii +22 ills. US $ (hb), $ (pb). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Women's life in Greece and Rome.

London: Duckworth, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Bloomsbury (, 4th edn.) p/b pp £ (ISBN ) Since its first publication inL/F’s source book on Greek and Roman women has been an invaluable aid both to classicists and to those interested in gender studies.

This latest integrated edition brings a wealth of additional material, some recently discovered, and includes new translations [ ]. The fourth edition of Women's Life in Greece and Rome offers a number of additions and improvements, all of which make the book easier for students to use and understand.

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