A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (BOK)

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A Companion to Women in the Ancient World presents an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of newly-commissioned essays from prominent scholars on the study of women in the ancient world. The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of readings to address the study of women in the ancient world Explores a broad range of topics relating to women in antiquity, including: Mother-Goddess Theory; Women in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the Near East; Women and the Family, the State, and Religion; Dress and Adornment; Female Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial Women; Women in Late Antiquity; Early Women Saints; and many more Thematically arranged to emphasize the importance of historical themes of continuity, development, and innovation Reconsiders much of the well-known evidence and preconceived notions relating to women in antiquity Includes contributions from many of the most prominent scholars associated with the study of women in antiquity Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title Awarded a 2013 PROSE Honorable Mention as a Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
Wiley
ISBN 9781405192842 Antall sider 650
Dimensjoner 17,3cm x 25,1cm x 4,1cm Vekt 1238 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Sharon L. James, Sheila Dillon
Emner og form Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Gender studies: women