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The Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Greek and Roman Women

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Book News Annotation:

From Claudia Acta, first century CE Roman self-made woman, to third century CE Syrian ruler Septimia Zenobia, some 400 early notable women are featured. Includes a map, name registry, glossary, and bibliography of ancient and modern authors. M. Lightman is a women's/human rights activist. B. Lightman's forte is special libraries.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Hailing from all corners of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, the women profiled here are notable for their own accomplishments as well as their family ties. More than 400 A-to-Z entries tell the life stories of women from all walks of life — from poets, wives, and mistresses to rulers, slaves, and businesswomen.

Synopsis:

Provides biographical sketches of 447 women from ancient Greece and Rome, drawn from surviving Greek and Latin literature, including Julia, mother of Mark Antony; Cratesipolis, ruler of Sicyon; and the Greek poet Sappho.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816044368
Author:
Lightman, Marjorie
Author:
Lightman, Benjamin
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Rome
Publication Date:
November 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
298
Dimensions:
9.08x7.23x.79 in. 1.36 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » Reference
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » Ancient Greece
History and Social Science » World History » Classical

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"Synopsis" by , Hailing from all corners of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, the women profiled here are notable for their own accomplishments as well as their family ties. More than 400 A-to-Z entries tell the life stories of women from all walks of life — from poets, wives, and mistresses to rulers, slaves, and businesswomen.
"Synopsis" by , Provides biographical sketches of 447 women from ancient Greece and Rome, drawn from surviving Greek and Latin literature, including Julia, mother of Mark Antony; Cratesipolis, ruler of Sicyon; and the Greek poet Sappho.
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