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Title:
Women in ancient societies : an illusion of the night
Author:
Archer, Léonie J.
Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
xx, 308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Gender bias in archaeology / Women in ancient Egyptian wisdom literature / Notions of community and the exclusion of the female in Jewish history and historiography / Ancient theory of gender : Plato and the Pythagorean table / Producing woman : Hippocratic gynaecology / Social stereotypes and historical analysis : the case of the Imperial women at Rome / Woman in the mirror : the rhetoric of adornment in the Roman world / Early Christianity and the discourse of female desire / Reading between the lines : Sarah and the sacrifice of Isaac (Genesis, chapter 22) / Public and private forms of religious commitment among Byzantine women / Women in Anglo-Saxon poetry / Recycling ancient material : an orthodox view of Hindu women / Witch and the wife : a comparative study of Theocritus, Idyll 2, Simonides, Idyll 15, and Fatal Attraction
ISBN:
9780415908818

9780415908825
Format :
Book