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By Sheila Dillon

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A significant other to girls within the historical World offers an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of newly-commissioned essays from famous students at the learn of girls within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based selection of readings to handle the examine of girls within the historical world
  • Explores a wide variety of subject matters on the subject of ladies in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess concept; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; ladies and the family members, the country, and faith; gown and Adornment; lady Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial girls; girls in past due Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and lots of more
  • Thematically prepared to stress the significance of ancient subject matters of continuity, improvement, and innovation
  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions on the subject of girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a number of the such a lot widespread students linked to the examine of girls in antiquity

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We had taught the path two times once we have been invited to edit this spouse, that's formed through our event of bringing jointly and studying to combine our very diverse backgrounds and specialties. we are hoping that the volume's interdisciplinary contents could be valuable to readers from all fields. evidently, we now have incurred money owed and responsibilities, which we gladly recognize the following. First thank you visit Cecil Wooten, chair of Classics on the collage of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for departmental help of this venture, and to Serena Witzke, Anna Haldeman Ruddle, and Hannah wealthy for information with the bibliography and illustrations. we wish to thank additionally Daria Lanzuolo of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) in Rome, Dr. Joachim Heiden of the DAI in Athens, Anja Slawisch of the DAI in Istanbul, Dr. Michael Kunst of the DAI in Madrid, and Dr. Ulrich Mania on the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn for his or her generosity with illustrations. certain thank you are owed to Corry Arnold and Donald Haggis. we wish fairly to recognize Amy Gansell, who stepped in with almost no realize while the item prepared for girls in Mesopotamia fell via very past due within the technique of our enhancing. Amy speedily produced, with nice professionalism, the dependent essay chanced on herein, and we're either super thankful to her and proud to open the amount together with her contribution. Sharon L. James and Sheila Dillon Carrboro, North Carolina April 18, 2011 Abbreviations checklist of Abbreviations now not in L'Année Philologique ABV Beazley, J. D. 1956. Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters. Oxford: Clarendon Press. AfO Archiv für Orientforschung AJPA American magazine of actual Anthropology ARIM Annual assessment of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia ARV2 Beazely, J. D. 1963. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters. 2d variation. Oxford: Clarendon Press. BA Biblical Archaeologist BASOR Bulletin of the yank faculties of Oriental study BCSMS Canadian Society for Mesopotamian reports, Bulletin étTrav études et travaux. Studia i prace. Travaux du Centre d'archéologie méditerranéenne de l'Académie polonaise CAJ Cambridge Archaeological magazine DaM Damaszener Mitteilungen FuB Forschungen und Berichte. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. JAOS magazine of the yank Oriental Society JCMNS Canadian Society of Mesopotamian stories magazine JESHO magazine of the industrial and Social background of the Orient JNES magazine of close to japanese reports MDOG Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin NIN magazine of Gender experiences in Antiquity SAAB kingdom records of Assyria Bulletin SAAS nation records of Assyria reviews WVDOG Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft Abbreviations for gathered Inscriptions AE L'Année épigraphique, Paris 1888–. CIL Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, Berlin 1863–. IAM Inscriptions antiques du Maroc 2. Inscriptions latines, Paris 1982. ICUR Inscriptiones Christianae Urbis Romae, Rome 1922–. IG Inscriptiones Graecae, Berlin 1873–. ILAlg Inscriptions latines d'Algérie, Paris 1922–.

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