9781441164216

Women in Ancient Rome A Sourcebook

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  • ISBN13:

    9781441164216

  • ISBN10:

    1441164219

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-09-12
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Summary

This sourcebook includes a rich and accessible selection of Roman original sources in translation ranging from the Etruscan period through Republican and Imperial Rome to the late Empire and the coming of Christianity. From Roman goddesses to mortal women, imperial women to slaves and prostitutes, the volume brings new perspectives to the study of Roman women's lives. Literary sources comprise works by Livy, Catullus, Ovid, Juvenal and many others. Suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and an index of ancient authors and works are also included.

Author Biography

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: The Regal Period / II: The Early and Mid-Republic / III: Etruscan Women / IV: The Late Republic / V: The Principate / VI: The High Empire / VII: The Late Empire and Christianity / Select Bibliography / Index of Ancient Authors and Works / General Index.

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