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By Sarah B Pomeroy

ISBN-10: 0805235620

ISBN-13: 9780805235623

ISBN-10: 1847923836

ISBN-13: 9781847923837

What did ladies do in old Greece and Rome? Did Socrates' spouse Xanthippe ever pay attention his dialogues on good looks and fact? what number many girls truly learn the histories of Herodotus and Thucydides? while pagan goddesses have been as strong as gods, why used to be the prestige of girls regularly so low? Why, in conventional histories, is part the inhabitants successfully invisible?

This specific and significant publication spans a interval of 1500 years - from the autumn of Troy to the loss of life of Constantine. It examines the entire on hand proof - literary and archaeological - and reconstructs the lives of girls from all periods of society.

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