The study of women in the ancient Mediterranean world is a subject that has received vigorous attention from classicists and historians, and is now making a major impact on disciplines such as Women’s Studies, Sociology and Anthropology.
This volume is an essential resource for all students of women and gender in ancient Greece, supplying an unrivalled compilation of ancient source material in translation that sheds light on the daily lives of women and the cultural matrix of the ancient Greek world. The material consists of literary, historical, philosophical and rhetorical texts, along with inscriptions and papyri. Contextual commentaries are included, along with specialized and general bibliographies.
Size: 23.5 x 16 x 1.5cm