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Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World

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Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World - Salisbury, Joyce E, and Lefkowitz, Mary (Foreword by)
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An extensive and fascinating collection of stories featuring both famous and everyday women, giving a well-rounded view of the lives of women in the ancient world. When did women first become rulers, athletes, soldiers, heroines, and villains? They always were, observes historian Judith Salisbury. From Mesopotamian priestesses and poets to Egyptian queens and consorts, "there was never a time when women did not participate in all aspects of society." Salisbury tells the stories of 150 women from the ancient world, ...

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Encyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World 2001, ABC-CLIO, New York

ISBN-13: 9781576070925

Hardcover