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Author MacLachlan, Bonnie
Title Women in ancient Greece : a sourcebook / Bonnie MacLachlan
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2012
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HQ1134 M161 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001134022
Descript xii, 232 p. ; 24 cm
Series Bloomsbury sources in ancient history
Bloomsbury sources in ancient history
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Where it all began : women in Hesiod -- Aphrodite and Demeter : goddesses in the Homeric hymns -- Women divine and mortal in the Homeric epics -- Women and gender in the melic and lyric poets -- The lived experiences of girls and women -- Women and property -- Foreign women -- Prostitutes -- Religious life of girls and women -- Gender performed on the Athenian stage -- Dorian girls and women -- Women and the state : Plato and Aristotle -- Warrior women -- The female body -- Women in the Hellenistic era
The study of women in the ancient Mediterranean world is a topic of growing interest among classicists and ancient historians, and also students of history, sociology and women's studies. This volume is an essential resource supplying a compilation of source material in translation, with suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and an index of ancient authors and works
Subject Women -- Greece -- History -- Sources
Women -- Greece -- Social conditions -- Sources
Women in literature
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