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Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation

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This highly acclaimed collection provides a unique look into the public and private lives and legal status of Greek and Roman women of all social classes-from wet nurses, prostitutes, and gladiatrixes to poets, musicians, intellectuals, priestesses, and housewives. The third edition adds new texts to sections throughout the book, vividly describing women's sentiments and c ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published August 23rd 2005 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published August 1st 1982)
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This excellent collection of primary source material from women was eye opening about life and social customs in Greece and Rome.
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You wanna understand women in ancient Greece? Buy this book and Sue Blundell's Women in Ancient Greece.
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Mary R. Lefkowitz (born 1935) is an American classical scholar and Professor Emerita of Classical Studies at Wellesley College. She is best known to non-Classicists for her anti-Afrocentrism book, Not Out of Africa (1996).

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