New PDF release: A Companion to Women in the Ancient World

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A better half to ladies within the historical World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of newly-commissioned essays from fashionable students at the learn of ladies within the old world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of readings to handle the examine of ladies within the historical world
  • Explores a large variety of issues with regards to ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess idea; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the family members, the nation, and faith; costume and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; girls in overdue Antiquity; Early girls Saints; and lots of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of old issues of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions in relation to ladies in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a few of the so much famous students linked to the examine of ladies in antiquity

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A. Donohue is the Rhys Carpenter Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College. Among her publications on the history and historiography of classical art are Xoana and the Origins of Classical Sculpture (1988), Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description (2005), and a volume co-edited with M. D. Fullerton on Ancient Art and Its Historiography (2003). Cristiana Franco teaches at University for Foreigners in Siena. Her research focuses on the role played by cultural representations of animal species in the process of naturalization of gender ideology in ancient cultures.

Photo: Vanni/Art Resource, NY. ) with ritual vessel. Wall painting from the West House at Akrotiri, Thera, Late Cycladic I, seventeenth century BCE. Athens, National Archaeological Museum. Photo: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. 2). Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK. Drawing: Courtesy of the Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum. ” Etruscan mirror (fourth century BCE). Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK. Photo: Courtesy of the Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum. 1 Os coxa (hip bone) of an adult female, twenty-five to thirty-five years old, showing the auricular surface and pubic symphysis, features used in determining the age of adults.

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