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A significant other to ladies within the historic World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from in demand students at the examine of girls within the old world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of readings to deal with the learn of ladies within the old world
  • Explores a extensive diversity of themes on the subject of girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the relatives, the nation, and faith; gown and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; ladies in past due Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and plenty of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known proof and preconceived notions with regards to ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the such a lot admired students linked to the research of girls in antiquity

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4 Aphrodite receiving the golden apple from Paris, ivory pyxis. Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum, inv. no. 71–64. Photo: Walters Art Museum. 5 Ivory plaque of Adam and Eve at the forge, Byzantine eleventh–twelfth century CE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917; inv. no. 139. Photo: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Resource, NY. Notes on Contributors Lindsay Allason-Jones was Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Artefact Studies and Reader in Roman Material Culture at Newcastle University until she retired in 2011.

Eve D'Ambra is the Agnes Rindge Claflin Professor of Art History at Vassar College, where she teaches Greek and Roman art and archaeology. She has published Roman Art (1998) and Roman Women (2007) as well as articles on the commemorative art of Roman citizens of the lower social orders. Her current research focuses on the sculpted portraits of Roman women and beauty. Marguerite Deslauriers is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at McGill University.

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