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Author Milnor, Kristina
Title Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus : Inventing Private Life
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2006
©2005
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Descript 1 online resource (373 pages)
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Series Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory Ser
Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1. Reading and Writing Gender on the Augustan Palatine -- 2. Other Men's Wives: Domesticity and Display in Vitruvius' de Architectura -- 3. Women, History, and the Law -- 4. A Domestic Disturbance: Talking About the Triumvirs in the Early Empire -- 5. Natural Urges: Marriage, Philosophy, and the Work of the House -- Epilogue. Burning Down the House: Nero and the End of Julio-Claudian Rule -- References -- Index Locorum -- General Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
In the early Roman Empire, women's domestic roles were given new public prominence. Through an examination of early imperial representations of women's activities and responsibilities within the household, Kristina Milnor argues that this emphasis on private morality is actually a new way of understanding the nature of political life
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Milnor, Kristina Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus : Inventing Private Life Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2006 9780199280827
Subject Women -- Rome -- Social conditions.;Women -- History -- To 500.;Sex role -- Rome.;Households -- Rome.;Rome -- Social life and customs.;Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D
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