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Title Women in ancient societies : an illusion of the night / edited by Léonie J. Archer, Susan Fischler, and Maria Wyke.

Imprint New York : Routledge, ©1994.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.4093 W872W    Check Shelf
Description xx, 308 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-301) and index.
Contents Gender bias in archaeology / Lucia Nixon -- Women in ancient Egyptian wisdom literature / Annette Depla -- Notions of community and the exclusion of the female in Jewish history and historiography / Léonie J. Archer -- Problem of women philosophers in ancient Greece / Richard Hawley -- Ancient theory of gender : Plato and the Pythagorean table / Sabina Lovibond -- Producing woman : Hippocratic gynaecology / Helen King -- Social stereotypes and historical analysis : the case of the Imperial women at Rome / Susan Fischler -- Woman in the mirror : the rhetoric of adornment in the Roman world / Maria Wyke -- Early Christianity and the discourse of female desire / Averil Cameron -- Reading between the lines : Sarah and the sacrifice of Isaac (Genesis, chapter 22) / Sebastian Brock -- Public and private forms of religious commitment among Byzantine women / Judith Herrin -- Women in Anglo-Saxon poetry / Fiona Gameson -- Recycling ancient material : an orthodox view of Hindu women / Julia Leslie -- The witch and the wife : a comparative study of Theocritus, Idyll 2, Simonides, Idyll 15, and Fatal Attraction / Laura Gibbs-Wichrowska.
Subject Women -- History -- To 500 -- Congresses.
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
Chronological Term To 500
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Archer, Léonie J.
Fischler, Susan.
Wyke, Maria.
Other Form: Online version: Women in ancient societies. New York : Routledge, ©1994 (OCoLC)679578300
ISBN 0415908817 (CL)
9780415908818 (CL)
0415908825 (PB)
9780415908825 (PB)
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