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A spouse to ladies within the historic World provides an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based choice of newly-commissioned essays from fashionable students at the research of girls within the historic world.

  • The first interdisciplinary, methodologically-based number of readings to handle the learn of ladies within the historic world
  • Explores a wide diversity of themes when it comes to girls in antiquity, together with: Mother-Goddess concept; ladies in Homer, Pre-Roman Italy, the close to East; girls and the kin, the kingdom, and faith; gown and Adornment; girl Patronage; Hellenistic Queens; Imperial ladies; ladies in past due Antiquity; Early ladies Saints; and lots of more
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  • Reconsiders a lot of the well known facts and preconceived notions in terms of girls in antiquity
  • Includes contributions from a few of the so much well-known students linked to the learn of ladies in antiquity

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Green. Photo: Courtesy Dallas Museum of Art. 286. Photo: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 3 Portrait of woman with hairstyle similar to Matidia. Madrid, Museo del Prado inv. 356-E. Photo: DAI Madrid, neg. no. D-DAI-MAD-WIT-R-081-87-06, P. Witte. 4 Idealized portrait of Matidia. Luni marble. Rome, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Musei Capitolini. Photo: Vanni/Art Resource, NY. 1 Tombstone of Regina from South Shields (RIB 1065). Photo: courtesy CIAS, Newcastle University. 1). Photo: courtesy CIAS, Newcastle University.

Salowey is an Associate Professor of Classics at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. She has served twice as the Gertrude Smith Professor at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Her interests are burial monuments of the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods and the cults of Herakles. She has published on Herakles as a cult figure, Archaic funerary korai, and the use of math and science in the teaching of ancient art. Gillian Shepherd is Lecturer in Classical Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity (IAA), University of Birmingham.

Crete, Herakleion Archaeological Museum. Photo: Nimatallah/Art Resource, NY. 2 ”Lady of Phylakopi,” terracotta figurine from Melos. Mycenean, fourteenth century BCE. Melos, Archaeological Museum of Plaka. Photo: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. 3 Anthropomorphic terracotta vase (“Goddess rhyton”) from Mochlos. Early Minoan III, late third millennium BCE. Crete, Herakleion Archaeological Museum. Photo: Nimatallah/Art Resource, NY. 4 Ivory female triad from Mycenae. Minoan craftsmanship; Late Minoan I, sixteenth century BCE.

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