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    DescriptionThis is an unrivalled collection of source material on women in the ancient Greek world including literary, rhetorical, philosophical and legal sources, and papyri and inscriptions. The study of women in the ancient Mediterranean world is a topic of growing interest among classicists and ancient historians, and also students of history, sociology and women's studies. This volume is an essential resource supplying a compilation of source material in translation, with contextual commentaries, a glossary of key terms and an annotated bibliography. Texts come from literary, rhetorical, philosophical and legal sources, as well as papyri and inscriptions, and each text will be placed into the cultural mosaic to which it belongs. Ranging geographically from the ancient Near East through Egypt and Greece to Rome and its wider empire, the volume follows a clear chronological structure. Beginning in the eighth century BCE the coverage continues through archaic and Classical Athens, Etruscan Italy and the Roman Republic, concluding with the late Roman Empire and the advent of Christianity. "The Continuum Sources in Ancient History" series presents a definitive collection of source material in translation, combined with expert contextual commentary and annotation to provide a comprehensive survey of each volume's subject. Material is drawn from literary, as well as epigraphic, legal and religious, sources. Aimed primarily at undergraduate students, the series will also be invaluable for researchers, and faculty devising and teaching courses.


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    Title
    Women in Ancient Greece
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bonnie MacLachlan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781441179630
    ISBN 10: 1441179631
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, JFSJ1
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Approval Code: A14660000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, SOC028000
    LC classification: DF
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC22: 938.0082
    DC23: 938.0082
    BISAC region code: 1.7.3.0.0.0.0
    Ingram Theme: INDS/CLASSI
    Thema V1.0: JBSF1, NHD, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAG
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    annotated edition
    Publisher
    Continuum Publishing Corporation
    Imprint name
    Continuum Publishing Corporation
    Publication date
    02 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Bonnie MacLachlan is Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Western Ontario. Her published volumes include The Age of Grace: Charis in Early Greek Poetry (1993) and Virginity Revisited: The Autonomy of the Unpossessed Body, co-edited with Judith Fletcher (2007).
    Table of contents
    I: Women in the Near East; II: Women in Greek epic a) Goddesses b)Mythical women; III: Monstrous women; IV: Women and archaic poetry a) Women in the male poets b)Women poets; V: Dorian women a)Poetic sources b)Prose sources c) Gortyn Law code; VI: Women of Classical Athens a) Domestic arrangements b) Legal arrangements c) Understanding of the female body d) Religious activity of women e) Female slaves f) Women in drama g) Women and philosophy; VII: Women of the Hellenistic period a) Poetic sources b) Women in Hellenistic Egypt; VIII: Etruscan women; IX: Women of the early Roman Republic a)Legendary women b) Legal status c) Private and public life; X: Women of the middle Republic a) Private and public life b) Women in comedy; XI: Women of the late Republic a) Women and the Civil War b) Legal status c) Women and the poets; XII: Women of the early Principate a) Private and public life b) Women and the poets; XIII: Women of the high Empire; XIV: Christian women.