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In this book, Sarah Pomeroy covers over a thousand years in the lives of Sparta's women from both the èlite and lower classes. This is the first book-length examination of Spartan women, and Pomeroy comprehensively analyzes ancient texts and archaeological evidence to construct the history of these elusive though much noticed women. Spartan Women is an authoritative and fresh account that will appeal to all readers interested in ancient history and women's studies.
|2||Becoming a Wife||33|
|3||The Creation of Mothers||51|
|5||The Lower Classes||95|
|6||Women and Religion||105|
|Conclusion: Gender and Ethnicity||131|
|App||Sources for the History of Spartan Women||139|