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Author Osgood, Josiah
Title Turia : A Roman Woman's Civil War
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2014
©2014
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Descript 1 online resource (232 pages)
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Series Women in Antiquity Ser
Women in Antiquity Ser
Note Cover -- Turia: A ROMAN WOMAN'S CIVIL WAR -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Illustrations, Tables, and Map -- Figures -- Tables -- Map -- Acknowledgments -- Turia -- Prologue -- 1: Father's Death -- 2: The Fiancé -- 3: At the Tribunal of Lepidus -- 4: Children Hoped For -- 5: Preparing for Death -- 6: Between the Torches -- 7: Missing Pieces, Other Pieces -- 8: The Monument Itself -- Appendix 1: A Brief Note on Chronology -- Appendix 2: Reading Text and Translation -- Notes -- Prologue -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Appendix 1 -- Bibliography -- Index
A reconstruction of the remarkable life of a woman who became a combatant in the civil wars that ended the Roman Republic, Turia shows how her life can shed light on Roman women's contribution to their society and the ways in which men came to recognize them
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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: Osgood, Josiah Turia : A Roman Woman's Civil War Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2014 9780199832354
Subject Laudatio Turiae.;Women -- Rome -- History.;Wives -- Rome -- Biography.;Women -- Rome -- Biography.;Women and war -- Rome -- History.;War and society -- Rome -- History.;Marriage -- Social aspects -- Rome -- History
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