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A spouse to girls within the old World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of newly-commissioned essays from favorite students at the learn of ladies within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to deal with the learn of ladies within the historic world
  • Explores a vast variety of themes in relation to girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess conception; girls in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the kinfolk, the nation, and faith; gown and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; ladies in past due Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and lots 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 in terms of ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the such a lot widespread students linked to the learn of ladies in antiquity

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She is currently at work on a study of children in the Ptolemaic period and is acting as guest co-editor of the special issue “Gender, East and West in the Ancient World” for Classical World. She is President of the American Society of Papyrologists. Holt Parker received his PhD from Yale and is Professor of Classics at the University of Cincinnati. He has been awarded the Rome Prize, the Women's Classical Caucus Prize for Scholarship (twice), a Loeb Library Foundation Grant, and a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

We would like particularly to acknowledge Amy Gansell, who stepped in with virtually no notice when the article arranged for women in Mesopotamia fell through very late in the process of our editing. Amy rapidly produced, with great professionalism, the elegant essay found herein, and we are both extremely grateful to her and proud to open the volume with her contribution. Sharon L. James and Sheila Dillon Carrboro, North Carolina April 18, 2011 Abbreviations List of Abbreviations not in L'Année Philologique ABV Beazley, J.

1970/886. 3 Cast of the portrait statue of Nikeso from Priene on its base. Statue H. 73 meters. Photo: Akademisches Kunstmuseum Bonn. 4 Statue of Flavia Vibia Sabina, from in front of the Arch of Caracalla, Thasos. Istanbul Archaeological Museum inv. 375. Statue H. 11 meters. Photo: W. Schiele, DAI Istanbul neg. 78/291. 1 Black-figured hydria of the Priam Painter, last quarter of the sixth century BCE. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts inv. 195. Photo: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 2 Plan of House Avii4 at Olynthos.

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