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A significant other to girls within the historical World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from well-liked students at the research of girls within the historical world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to handle the research of ladies within the historical world
  • Explores a extensive variety of subject matters on the subject of girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess idea; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the family members, the country, and faith; costume and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in past due Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and plenty of more
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  • Includes contributions from the various such a lot popular students linked to the examine of girls in antiquity

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She is currently working on a project called Hidden Lives – Public Personae: Women in the Urban Texture of the Roman Empire, for which she received a Vidi grant from the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research (NWO). She is preparing a book on women's public roles in the cities of the Latin West (outside Rome), that is entitled Hidden Lives – Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in Italy and the Latin West During the Roman Principate. Madeleine M. Henry is Professor of Classical Studies at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

3 Marble votive relief to Artemis, found at Echinos in Thessaly, c. 300 BCE. Lamia Archaeological Museum, inv. AE 1041. Drawing by Glynnis Fawkes. 4 Lapith woman and centaur, west pediment, temple of Zeus at Olympia. Photo: D-DAI-ATH Olympia 3362, Hermann Wagner. 1 Limestone statue of kourotrophos from the North Necropolis of Megara Hyblaea, mid-sixth century BCE. Syracuse, Museo Regionale Paolo Orsi. Photo: © Scala/Art Resource, NY. 3 Italian fibulae types from Syracuse. Nos 1–3: Navicella fibulae; No.

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