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8 edition of Women in Ancient Rome found in the catalog.

Women in Ancient Rome

by Fiona Macdonald

  • 375 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Peter Bedrick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Social Studies - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • History - Ancient,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • To 500,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Rome,
  • History - General,
  • Girls & Women,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Other,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8374703M
    ISBN 100872265706
    ISBN 109780872265707

    Women of Ancient Rome and China Women in ancient Rome and China were very different but quite similar as for as their treatment and roles were concerned. In both cultures they were under the protection of their fathers until they married. When they married they were to stay home and be wives, they. Name Titles Birth Death Nationality Historical Period; Ambrose: 1 title: CE: CE: Roman: Ancient Rome: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus: 1 title: CE: CE.

      The history of women in ancient Rome is fascinating and exhilarating. It gives a unique insight into one of the world's most dynamic, successful superpower civilisations and illuminates a considerable number of admirable, exciting, evil, slatternly and dangerous women fighting to be heard and seen against insurmountable odds in a world run by men for men/5(11). Roman Women* - Volume 28 Issue 2 - Gillian Clark. Times have changed for Roman women. To an undergraduate – even a woman undergraduate – reading Greats some fifteen years ago, they were obviously a fringe topic, worth at most a question on the General Paper.

    Reviews "Women in Antiquity is an extremely useful compilation which is intended to be, without doubt, a reference book for all those with an interest in well-written ancient history spanning all its complexity, a must that cannot go missing from any library." - Agnès Garcia-Ventura, Università degli Studi di Roma, Italy "For Budin and Turfa, the 'Ancient World' takes off in the east in. Greece. General. See WEB Ancient History Sourcebook; WEB Diotima: Women and Gender in the Ancient World; Includes an anthology of texts, much of Mary Lefkowitz' and Maureen Fant's Women's Life in Greece and Rome, as well as other sources.


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