Goddesses Whores Wives And Slaves

Author: Sarah Pomeroy
Publisher: Schocken
ISBN: 0307791475
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Though much debated, its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged."--Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement. Illustrations. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Women In The Ancient World

Author: John Peradotto
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873957724
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antiquity or to include more material on women in existing Classics courses. It
also provided a check-list of works published since my first bibliography in
Arethusa. Marylin B. Arthur, "Review Essay: Classics," Signs 2 (1976), 382-403.
This essay is devoted primarily to a discussion of theories of matriarchy, a review
of Sarah B. Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves, and a perceptive
analysis of methodological issues and future directions in the study of women in

Queens And Queenship In Medieval Europe

Author: Anne J. Duggan
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9780851158815
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In 1975, Sarah B. Pommeroy published her book, Goddesses, Whores, Wives
and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity} The book was the first book in English
to attempt a social history of women in the Greek and Roman worlds. Written at a
time when feminism as a political movement was beginning to make a significant
impact on academic studies, Pomeroy introduced her text by asking 'what women
were doing while men were active in all the areas traditionally emphasised by ...

Pythagorean Women

Author: Sarah B. Pomeroy
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421409577
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In Pythagorean Women, classical scholar Sarah B. Pomeroy discusses the groundbreaking principles that Pythagoras established for family life in Archaic Greece, such as constituting a single standard of sexual conduct for women and men.

The Assassination Of Julius Caesar

Author: Michael Parenti
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595585567
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Sarah B. Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical
Antiquity (New York: Schocken Books, 1975), 199–201. Pomeroy, Goddesses,
Whores, Wives, and Slaves, 201. There was Pompey's woeful Cornelia who
willingly shared his grim fate at Pharsalus: Lucan, The Civil War VIII.87–108; and
Brutus's Porcia who silently endured a self-inflicted wound to prove herself
worthy of being her husband's confidante: Plutarch, Brutus XIII. See also the
examples offered ...

Imagined Histories

Author: Anthony Molho
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691058115
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In the field of women's studies, Sarah Pomeroy's Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and
Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity, published in 1975, was a landmark for its
historical synthesis of women's experience in Greco-Roman antiquity. The book,
now translated into numerous languages, stressed the fundamental
subordination of women. Pomeroy's was certainly not the first treatment of Greek
or Roman women. A decade earlier J. E V D. Balsdon had written a book about
Roman women ...

Women And The Vote

Author: Jad Adams
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191016837
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Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity (
New York: Dorset Press 1975), 115. Pierre VidalNaquet, 'Esclavage et
Gynécocratie dans la Tradition, et Mythe L'Utopie', in Recherches sur les
Structures Sociales dans l'Antiquité Classique (Paris: Editions du Centre National
de la Recherche Scientifique 1970), 77–8. Kallirroi Parren referred to this 'very
old tradition' in Chicago in ...

Reflections Of Women In Antiquity

Author: Helene Foley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136098186
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Preface THIS VOLUME of essays grew out of a double issue of Women's Studies
(Vol. 8, Nos. 1–2, 1981), which was the first special issue on Women in Antiquity
in a major women's studies journal. It came as a sequel to two issues on Women
in Antiquity in the classical journal Arethusa (Vol. 6, No. 1 and Vol. 11, Nos. 1 and
2) which also contained many important articles and a useful bibliography by
Sarah B. Pomeroy, author of Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in ...

German Philhellenism

Author: D. Valdez
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137293152
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A. W. Gomme, “The Position of Women in Athens in the Fifth and Fourth
Centuries,” Classical Philology (January 1925), 1–25. For an excellent
discussion of the problem of sources concerning theories about the lives of
ancient Greek women see Sarah Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives and
Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity (London: Pimlico, 1994). 2. On women in
the archaic age see Pomeroy, Goddesses, 32–56. 3. For recent discussions see
in particular J. Gould, “Law, ...