Women in the Athenian Agora

Women in the Athenian Agora

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Using evidence from the Athenian Agora the authors show how objects discovered during excavations provide a vivid picture of women's lives. The book is structured according to the social roles women played-as owners of property, companions (in and outside of marriage), participants in ritual, craftspeople, producers, and consumers. A final section moves from the ancient world to the modern, discussing the role of women as archaeologists in the early years of the Agora excavations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 10mm | 149.69g
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Princeton, United States
  • English
  • Volume XXVI ed.
  • 75 col & b/w illus
  • 0876616449
  • 9780876616444
  • 978,618

Review quote

...[this book] is to be recommended for students and general readers, and if it is typical of the quality of the whole series, here is a rich source of information for the general reader on a variety of topics surrounding domestic aspects of the Athenian Agora excavations. -- Bryn Mawr Classical Review Bryn Mawr Classical Review an excellent introduction to the topic of women in ancient Athens,' -- JACT JACTshow more

About Susan I. Rotroff

Susan I. Rotroff is the Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in Humanities and Robert D. Lamberton is Professor of Classics at Washington University in St. Louis. Robert D. Lamberton is Professor of Classics and Susan I. Rotroff is the Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis.show more