Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook / Edition 1

by Jane Rowlandson
     
 

This book makes available to students and other nonspecialists a varied collection of over three hundred translated texts and more than fifty illustrations relating to women's lives in Greek and Roman Egypt. These are accompanied by an introductory chapter and full explanatory notes. It makes accessible to all those interested in social history, and in particular the… See more details below

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This book makes available to students and other nonspecialists a varied collection of over three hundred translated texts and more than fifty illustrations relating to women's lives in Greek and Roman Egypt. These are accompanied by an introductory chapter and full explanatory notes. It makes accessible to all those interested in social history, and in particular the lives of women, an extraordinarily rich body of material from the ancient world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521588157
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.94(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Royalty and religion; 3. Family matters; 4. Status and law; 5. Economic activities; 6. Being female.

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